Please join the Department of History for its annual Black History Month lecture, presented by guest lecturer Tamika Nunley. Dr. Nunley will present, “Black Women’s History as American History and the Everyday Struggles over Liberty and Justice.”
ABOUT: Tamika Nunley is an Associate Professor of History at Cornell University with courses and research focused on the history of slavery, African American women’s and gender history, the early Republic, and the American Civil War. Her first book, At the Threshold of Liberty: Women, Slavery, and Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C., reveals how African American women—enslaved, fugitive, and free—imagined new identities and lives beyond the oppressive restrictions intended to prevent them from experiencing liberty, self-respect, and power.
WHEN: Wednesday, February 15th at 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Septima Clark Auditorium, ECTR 118 (25 Saint Phillips Street)
This event is FREE and open to the public!