Lecture| Marcia Chatelain: “From the Great Migration to #BlackLivesMatter: African American History as a Tool for Social Change”

Date: November 13, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Location: Butler University, JH 141Annual Emma Lou Thornbrough Lecture Flyer at Butler University

Great Migration historian Marcia Chatelain discusses her new book, South Side Girls:  Growing up in the Great Migration and its relationship to current conversations about the #BlackLivesMatter Movement by connecting the experiences of girls and young women during black urbanization and the contemporary crisis of youth incarceration, underserved schools and communities, and police violence. As the creator of #FergusonSyllabus, Professor Chatelain considers how social media has created a powerful tool for social justice and activism framed by historical inquiry and analysis. A public reception will follow this lecture.

This event is made possible by the support of the Indiana Association of Historians and through the generous funding of the Ayres Fund.

Indiana Association of Historians Annual Meeting

March 2, 2013
Hosted by the University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana

The Indiana Association of Historians is holding its 33rd Annual Meeting on March 2, 2013 at the University of Indianapolis.  This year’s conference theme is “Dreams of Freedom”.

Caroline E. Janney, Associate Professor of History at Purdue University, will deliver this year’s keynote address immediately following the conference luncheon.  Her address is titled “Emancipation and Freedom:  How Civil War Veterans Remembered Slavery”

Information about the Indiana Association of Historians annual meeting, including links to the Program and conference Registration Form, can be found at:  http://iahwebsite.org/cms/

You can also contact the 2013 program chair for more information:

A. James Fuller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
University of Indianapolis
email:  afuller@uindy.edu