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Oct
20
2022

Remembering Illinois’s Early Black History

When: Thursday, October 20, 2022
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Central

Where: Norris University Center, Dittmar Gallery, 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

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

Cost: Free

Contact: Nancy Cunniff   (847) 467-2294

Group: One Book One Northwestern

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic, Fine Arts, Social, Multicultural & Diversity

Description:

Thursday, October 20
 5:30-7:00 pm.
Dittmar Gallery in the Norris Center

Join us for a buffett dinner and discussion with NU History professor Kate Masur. She will discuss the little-known history of African Americans in Illinois in the 1840s-1860s, highlighting the work of the Northwestern-based team that developed the website: Black Organizing in Pre-Civil War Illinois: Creating Community, Demanding Justice.

Space is limited. pre-registration is required.
https://forms.gle/qua3D6xK5HKwnCJT9

This event is co-sponsored by the Dittmar Galleries and Northwestern History Department.

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