Distinguished Lecture: Elsa Barkley Brown, Associate Professor of History and Women's Studies

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Elsa Barkley Brown

Elsa Barkley Brown, Associate Professor of History and Women's Studies at the University of Maryland, will visit the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study and deliver a distinguished lecture on her ongoing work with NDIAS Fellows and invited guests.

Brown is also Affiliate Faculty in African American Studies and American Studies, and her primary research interests are in African American political culture, with an emphasis on gender. Her research has explored citizenship and rights, conceptual maps of the daily lives and worldviews of African Americans in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and contemporary African American women visual artists’ and filmmakers’ engagements with history.

Originally published at ndias.nd.edu.