Jonathan Holloway: “‘It Never Happened’: Race, Class and the Unbearable Burden of Memory”
Monday, Oct. 26 at 12:45 p.m., Christie Theater
Holloway is professor of History and African American Studies, and master of Calhoun College at Yale University. He has written Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E. Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919-1941 (2002), edited Ralph Bunche’s A Brief and Tentative Analysis of Negro Leadership (2005), and the co-edited the anthology, Black Scholars on the Line: Race, Social Science, and American Thought in the 20th Century (2007). He is presently working on his next monograph, Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory, Identity, and Politics in Black America, 1941-2000.
On Wednesday, October 7, Helen Keller was honored with a bronze statue at the U.S. Capitol, recognizing her efforts on behalf of people with disabilities. Kim Nielsen, UW-Green Bay professor of Social Change and Development and author of several books on Keller, including The Radical Lives of Helen Keller, was interviewed for Thursday’s Democracy Now!, a daily TV/radio news program. Nielsen discussed Keller’s efforts on behalf of those with disabilities, feminists, and working people.
Watch the Interview!
The Department of Humanistic Studies and the Brown County Library invite you to participate in the next Great Books Discussion Tuesday, October 13 on the Lower Level of the Brown County Library (Central Branch – 515 Pine St., Downtown Green Bay) beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
presented by Professor Heidi Sherman, UWGB History Department
The discussion is free and open to the public. Faculty, students, and community members are encouraged to attend. Of course, we encourage you to read the Sir Gawain and the Green Knight before attending the discussion, but even if you cannot, you may find the session enlightening.
See you there!