A lecture by Award-Winning Historian Dr. Chad Williams, Brandeis University

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 5:00 PM

University Center Auditorium

Presented by the Connor Professorship in American Literature, the UTC Africana Studies Program, the UTC Department of History, and the UTC College of Arts and Sciences

Copies of Torchbearers of Democracy will be sold outside the UC Auditorium starting at 4:30 PM.

Dr. Chad Williams is the Spector Professor of History and African and African American Studies at Brandeis University. He specializes in African American and modern United States History, African American military history, the World War I era and African American intellectual history. He is author of the award-winning book Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era. He has published articles and book reviews in numerous leading journals and collections. He has earned fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Ford Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. He is currently completing a study of W. E. B. Du Bois and World War I.

Contact Dr. Susan Eckelmann Berghel (Susan-Eckelmann@utc.edu) with questions

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