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Place, Space and Race Seminar

What: "'Truth Crushed to the Earth Shall Rise Again:’ The Political Evolution of General Baker, Black Revolutionary" - David Goldberg, Wayne State University
When:  March 12 @ 3:00 pm
Where: The Hall Center for the Humanities, University of Kansas
Cost per person: Open to Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students
Sponsors of this Event: The Hall Center for the Humanities, the Langston Hughes Center, and the Department of African and African-American Studies

Jesse B Semple Brownbag

What: Rethinking the American Prison Movement - Dan Berger, University of Washington
When:  April 9 @ 11:30 am -1:00 pm (11:30-12:00 brownbag/social period)
Where: Langston Hughes Center, Bailey Hall, rm 1
Cost per person: FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Sponsors of this Event: The Langston Hughes Center and the Department of African and African American Studies

NEH Summer Instittute

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Recipient

The Langston Hughes Center received a $180,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct a June 2017 summer institute for high school teachers, entitled "Teaching the 'Long Hot Summer' of 1967 and Beyond."  The project will be led by Shawn Alexander, Clarence Lang, and John Rury. See <​>

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