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20190522

From Reconstruction to Black Lives Matter

Date: 22.05.2019
Start Time: 9.45-11.15
Place: Rynek Główny 34, room 4
“From Reconstruction to Black Lives Matter” will explore the African-American quest to achieve political, economic, and civil rights from the ending of the American Civil War to the present day. This struggle will be framed by an examination of both movements and the activists involved, and will trace the story of a number of subjects including: the Jim Crow South and North; The Great Migration of African Americans; the Booker T. Washington vs. W.E.B. Du Bois debates; The rise of The NAACP and the UNIA; Marcus Garvey and Black Nationalism; Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and the modern Civil Rights and Black Power movements; and the formation of Black Lives Matter movement.
 
Dr. Craig Stutman is an Associate Professor of History and Public Policy at Delaware Valley University. Dr. Stutman specializes in Public History, Race and Ethnicity in the United States, the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, and Pennsylvania history. Dr. Stutman currently serves as the chair of the Toni Morrison Society’s Bench by the Road project--a nationally renowned memorial history project that has been marking significant events and places in the history of the African and African-American Diaspora by placing benches and historic plaques at both national and international locations. Dr. Stutman also sits on the board of both the Germantown Mennonite Historic Trust, located in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, PA, and Eden Cemetery, a historic African-American cemetery located in Collingdale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Dr. Stutman received his B.A. in history from The Pennsylvania State University, and his Ph.D. in history from Temple University.
 
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  • Liczba godzin OSA: 2
  • Opiekun naukowy OSA: Dr Maciej Turek