Dr. Brenda E. Stevenson Talk on African-American Marriage after Emancipation

Professor Brenda E. Stevenson of UCLA will speak at 3:30 P.M. on Wednesday, December 2, in Nau Hall 342. The title of her lecture is “’Us never had no big funerals or weddin’s on de place’: Ritualizing Black Marriage in the Wake of Freedom.” A specialist in African American and southern history, Professor Stevenson has published widely in her fields. Her books include The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimke (Oxford University Press, 1988),  Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South (Oxford University Press, 1996), The Contested Murder of Latasha Harlins: Justice, Gender and the Origins of the L.A. Riots (Oxford University Press, 2013), and What is Slavery? (Polity Press, 2015).
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Time and Location: 
3:30 P.M. in Nau Hall 342