The Civil Rights Movement and Black Power
Wednesday, September 9
(additional dates: Sept. 16 and 23)
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Hopewell Hall, Room #53
This series will address the significant events, goals, strategies, activists, and organizations of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements. Discussion will also include how to evaluate and approach the history, scholarship, and popular representations of Black Freedom Movements. Further, the sessions will explore: the intersections between local and national civil rights goals; the role of gender in the Movement; the role of violence/non-violence; and connections between civil rights and Black power.
The Civil Rights Movement series will be facilitated and taught by Tiyi M. Morris, an associate professor of African American and African Studies at The Ohio State University. She received her B.A. in African & African American Studies and Liberal Studies from Emory University, and a Master's and Ph.D. in American Studies from Purdue University. She has taught courses such as 20th century U.S. History; Gender, Sex and Power; Black Feminist Thought; and The Civil Rights-Black Power Movements. She is the author of Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi (UGA Press, 2015).
Contact Vicki at the Lifelong Learning Institute for details. Call 740-364-9565, or email VMaple@COTC.edu .
Sponsored by the Lifelong Learning Institute at Central Ohio Technical College.