Thursday, November 1st, 2018 || Trienens Forum
A Conversation with Elliott Gorn; "Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till"
Elliott Gorn (Loyola University Chicago)
Kevin Boyle (Northwestern University)
Timothy Guilfoyle (Loyola University Chicago)
Robert Orsi (Northwestern University)
Professor Elliot Gorn held a discussion on campus and read excerpts from his recently published book on the historical and cultural effects of the murder of Emmett Till and its meaning within today's political climate.
Professor Gorn is the Joseph A. Gagliano Chair in American Urban History at Loyola University, Chicago. His books include Dillinger’s Wild Ride: The Year That Made America’s Public Enemy Number One (2009); Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America (2001); A Brief History of American Sports, co-authored with Warren Goldstein (1993; 2004); and The Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America ( 1986; 2nd edition, 2010).
Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora 2018-19 programming
Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) provides an interdisciplinary intellectual space for faculty and students to interrogate issues in comparative race and ethnic studies, social and economic inequalities, public culture, and transnational history alongside gender, sexuality, class, and religion.
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