History Department to Co-sponsor February 29th Black History Month
The History Department, along with the Center for Urban Research, Teaching, and Outreach, offers a public lecture and panel discussion on “Marquette, Race, and the Near West Side: Past, Present, and Future” at 4 PM on February 29, 2016, in the Beaumier Suites BC of the Raynor Memorial Library.
The featured speaker will be Joe William Trotter, Jr., Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice in the Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University.
His talk will be on “Connecting Late 20th and Early 21st Century Black Milwaukee to its Early Historical Roots”
It will be followed by a panel discussion with three members of the Marquette community:
Marquette and the Near West Side: Historical Contexts
Thomas Jablonsky, Professor of History, Emeritus
Democracy Lab and the Near West Side
Amber Wichowsky, Assistant Professor of Political Science
The Center for Peacemaking and the Near West Side
Patrick Kennelly, Director, Center for Peacemaking