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This THURSDAY (2/24): “Race and Place Identities among Oklahoma’s ‘All Black Towns’ in the 21st Century”

This Thursday (2/24), UNC professor Karla Slocum (anthropology & Afro-American studies) will present a lecture on her ongoing research with residents of black towns in Oklahoma as part of the Spring 2011 Colloquium Series sponsored by the Department of African & Afro-American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill.

EVENT INFO:

“Race and Place Identities among Oklahoma’s ‘All Black Towns’ in the 21st Century”, a lecture by Karla Slocum
Thursday, February 24
12-1 pm
Global Education Center (GEC) Room 4003

If you’re interested in more events like these, stay tuned!  The colloqium series continues in March with a lecture by Kenneth Janken, professor of Afro-American Studies at UNC-CH. entitled “The Several Faces of Black Power in Eastern North Carolina: The Case of the Wilmington Ten.” Professor Janken’s research focuses on 20th century African American history and he is currently working on a research project on the Wilmington Ten.  This talk will take place on Thursday, March 17 from 4-5pm in the Global Education Center (room TBA).

Hope to see you there!