Northwestern University

Jan
30
Wed 7:00 PM

Brett Gadsden - Evanston Northwestern Humanities Lecture Series

Brett Gadsden

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM  

Where: Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston, IL

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free and public welcome!

Contact: Jill Mannor   847.467.3970

Group: Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Brett Gadsden is Associate Professor in Northwestern's Department of History and a Fellow of the Kaplan Humanities Institute.

In this talk, Brett will speak about his research on key African American figures in the executive branch and their work to translate civil rights legislation into policy in the 1960s and 1970s.

Co-presented by the Evanston Public Libary and the Kaplan Humanities Institute, the Evanston Northwestern Humanities Lecture Series invites Northwestern faculty to share and discuss their research with the public in casual evening lectures at the library.

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