Rethinking the Civil Rights Movement: History and Remembering

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Pinni B3116, address: Kanslerinrinne 1


Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC)

Guest Lecture in North American Studies: Professor Franҫoise Hamlin from Brown University
Franҫoise Hamlin is an Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies at Brown University. She earned her doctorate in African American Studies and American Studies at Yale University; her Masters from the University of London and her B.A from the University of Essex. Hamlin is the author of Crossroads at Clarksdale: The Black  Freedom Struggle in the Mississippi Delta after World War II (University of North Carolina Press, 2012), winner of the 2012 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Book Prize and the 2013 Lillian Smith Book Award. Hamlin’s new research focuses on young people, trauma, and activism.
Her most notable fellowships and awards are from the University of Michigan, Harvard University, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, and the American Council of Learned Societies. In addition, she has won major mentoring and teaching awards at Brown University.
Lecture is open for everybody! Welcome!


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