Join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study for a distinguished lecture by Elsa Barkley Brown, Associate Professor of History and Women's Studies at the University of Maryland. The virtual lecture, "The World Friendship Made: African American Men and the Great Migration,” will take place on Wednesday, March 24 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. and is open to all Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff. Please email Carolyn Sherman (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information and to receive the Zoom link.
Professor Brown’s primary research interests are in African American political culture, with an emphasis on gender. Her research has explored citizenship and rights, conceptual maps of the daily lives and worldviews of African Americans in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and contemporary African American women visual artists’ and filmmakers’ engagements with history.