Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980 - Book talk with Devin Fergus

Monday, Nov. 2, 2009
Reception at 5 p.m. | Program at 5:45 p.m.
Wilson Special Collections Library, UNC-Chapel Hill
Free and open to the public
Information: liza_terll (at) or (919) 962-4207

In his book, Liberalism, Black Power, and the Making of American Politics, 1965-1980, author Devin Fegus returns to the era of Johnson, Nixon, Carter, and Helms and challenges us to see familiar political developments through a new lens. He will speak about his book and research Monday, Nov. 2 at 5:45 p.m. at UNC's Wilson Library. The program is free and open to the public. A reception will begin at 5 pm.

Fergus is assistant  professor of modern United States and African American history at Vanderbilt University. He was a 2007 Fellow of the Southern Historical Collection at UNC's Wilson Special Collections Library and his book draws upon research conducted there.

His talk is part of the Southern Historical Collection Book Series and is presented in conjunction with the exhibit We Shall Not Be Moved: African Americans in the South, 18th Century to the Present, on view in Wilson Library thorugh Feb. 5, 2010.


Monday, November 2, 2009 - 12:00pm


Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill

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