Spring webinar series will examine law and race

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Spring webinar series will examine law and race

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The U.S. Law and Race Webinar Series will explore new approaches to research, teaching and public engagement with the history of law and race in the United States.

The series is organized by Katrina Jagodinsky, Jeannette Eileen Jones and William G. Thomas III, faculty members in the Department of History. The trio earned Mellon Foundation funding with collaborators from the College of Law to establish the U.S. Law and Race Initiative.

The following sessions will be offered over Zoom during the series:

  • 5:30 p.m., March 27: “Killers of the Flower Moon” Roundtable Discussion — A discussion of the film featuring a panel of Angel Hinzo, assistant professor of history and ethnic studies; Anne Gregory, doctoral student; Jordana Bass, project coordinator for Vision Maker Media; and Renee Sans Souci, community educator. The panel will be moderated by Jagodinsky. This discussion is available as both an in-person or Zoom event. The live discussion will be held in Regency A in Nebraska Union.

  • 9:30 a.m., April 9: Vanguard: Black Women and the Right to Vote — Author Martha S. Jones will give a talk based on her book, “Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All.” Zoom option only.

  • April 18, 9:30 a.m.: From Back Alley to the Border: Criminal Abortion in the 20th Century U.S. — Author Dr. Alicia Gutierrez-Romine will give a talk based on her book, “From Back Alley to the Border: Criminal Abortion in California, 1920-1969.”

All sessions will be recorded for later viewing at the U.S. Law and Race Initiative’s mediahub channel.

Webinar Zoom information, registration and more about the initiative can be found on the project website.

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