Chellgren Lecture Series with BackStory podcast co-host Nathan Connolly
Join us for lunch and hear from historian, author, and Backstory podcast co-host Nathan Connolly.
Connolly will present "The Secret to Selling the Negro: American Capitalism in the Age of Desegregation"
Nathan Connolly is Associate Professor of History at the Johns Hopkins University, where he occupies the Herbert Baxter Adams Chair and directs the program in Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship. He’s also one of four co-hosts on the weekly podcast BackStory. Connolly’s 2014 book, A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida, received, among other awards, the Kenneth T. Jackson Book Award from the Urban History Association, the Bennett H. Wall Award from the Southern Historical Association, and the Liberty Legacy Foundation Book Award from the Organization of American Historians. He’s currently writing Four Daughters, a five-generation history of one working-class family whose travels and travails took them between the Caribbean, Europe, and the United States. In addition to his published work and podcasting, Connolly helped launch the digital mapping site, Mapping Inequality: Redlining in New Deal America, and created, with Keisha Blain, Trump Syllabus 2.0, housed on the site Public Books.
This event is free but registration is required, so RSVP today!
Friday, September 20, 2019
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
- Gatton 191
- Students, Graduate / Professional Students, Faculty / Staff, Alumni