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Evanston Northwestern Humanities Lecture Series

Co-presented by the Evanston Public Library and Kaplan Humanities Institute, Northwestern faculty share and discuss their research with the public in casual evening lectures at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Avenue, Evanston.

2018-2019 Lectures

Wed., January 30, 2019
Brett Gadsden
Associate Professor, Department of History

Brett will speak about his research on key African American figures in the executive branch and their work to translate civil rights legislation into policy in the 1960s and 1970s.

Tues., May 7, 2019
Eric Patrick
Associate Professor and Production Area Head, Department of Radio/Television/Film
Eric will talk about his sonic and ethnographic explorations of history, bigotry, mobility and criminalization.

Brett Gadsden and Eric Patrick are 2018-19 Faculty Fellows of the Kaplan Humanities Institute.
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