Northwestern University

Wed 7:00 PM

Brett Gadsden - From Protest to Politics: African Americans, the 1960 Presidential Campaign, and the Election of JFK

Brett Gadsden

When: Wednesday, February 27, 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


Brett Gadsden will focus on the African Americans who served on the 1960 campaign and helped Kennedy win the black vote and—by extension—the American Presidency.

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

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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