Friday, October 10, 2003Thomas Sugrue, U-M grad and author of "Origins of the Urban Crisis" will be speaking in the 284-seat Angell Hall Auditorium B next Thursday. Here's an announcement about the talk sent by the lecture organizers:
"The Michigan Colloquium on Race and Twentieth-Century American Political Development presents the second of eight public lectures:
PROFESSOR THOMAS J. SUGRUE
Professor of History and Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
"JIM CROW'S LAST STAND: THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS IN THE SUBURBAN NORTH"
Thursday, October 16, 2003, 4 - 5:30 pm, Room Angell B, Angell Hall
Professor Sugrue teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has appointments in the Department of History and Sociology. He is author of a landmark study of Detroit, _The Origins of the Urban Crisis_ (Princeton, 1997), which won the Bancroft Prize in American History. Sugrue is currently researching the politics of civil rights in the urban North and the history of liberalism and anti-liberalism from the 1930s to the present; he is also writing a survey of the twentieth-century United States with Glenda Gilmore of Yale.
[...] For additional information, please contact colloquium organizers Matthew Lassiter, Tony Chen, and Robert Mickey at email@example.com."
Posted by Rob at 4:29 PM