MU Protests: Fifty years later
April 19, 2018, 5 p.m., Haggerty Art Museum, Marquette University
This panel discussion, moderated by 2018 Metcalfe Chair Albert Raboteau and including fellow Marquette University alumni Art Heitzer, Peggy Kendrigan and Greg Stanford will reflect on the ways in which Marquette students engaged the protests of the 1960s. Hosted by the History Department and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, "Mu Protests: Fifty Years Later" is part of "200 Nights of Freedom," the city-wide commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the open housing marches in Milwaukee. The evening will also mark the official launce of "Protests @ MU," a collection of documents, images, and timelines related to student protests at Marquette in the 1960s.
Ralph H. Metcalfe Lecture a fire in the bones
Albert Raboteau Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion Emeritus, Princeton University
April 18, 2018, 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m., Beaumier Suites BC, Raynor Library
Albert Raboteau, who attended Marquette in the late 1960s, will talk about his personal journey studying and writing about African American history. He is the author of a number of books, including Slave Religion: The "Invisible Institution" in the Antebellum South (1978), Canaan Land: A Religious History of African-Americans (2001), and A Sorrowful Joy: A Spiritual Journey of an African American Man in Late Twentieth Centruy America (2002). He has received honorary doctorates from four universities and held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Guggenheim Foundation.