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2016 History Department MLK Symposium Lecture

Monday, January 18, 2016
12:00 AM
1014 Tisch Hall

Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies <br> Department of History <br> 2016 History Department MLK Symposium Lecture <br> Thomas C. Holt, University of Chicago

Lecture abstract forthcoming.

A veteran of the civil rights movement with the Southern Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Professor Holt earned B.A. and M.A. degrees at Howard University, followed by a Ph.D. from Yale University in 1973. He has received MacArthur and Guggenheim fellowships and served on the Council of the National Endowment for the Humanities. His latest book, Children of Fire: A History of African Americans, debuted in 2011. He was a faculty member at the University of Michigan in History and African and African American Studies from 1979 to 1988.

Professor Holt's lecture is free and open to the public and occurs in conjunction with the University of Michigan’s 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium. 

The History Department’s 2016 Martin Luther King Symposium Lecture is presented by the Department of History and the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, with support from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.

Speaker:
Thomas C. Holt, University of Chicago