“The Origins of Today’s Billionaire-Funded Radical Right and the Crisis of American Democracy” - A&S Faculty Book Celebration
Assistant Professor of Dance
Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora
Eating Nature in Modern Germany: Food, Agriculture and Environment, c.1870 to 2000
ABOUT THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Nancy MacLean specializes in 20th-century U.S. history. Her scholarship has received more than a dozen prizes and awards and has been supported by fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center, the Russell Sage Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowships Foundation. In 2010, she was elected a fellow of the Society of American Historians, which recognizes literary distinction in the writing of history and biography. Also an award-winning teacher and committed graduate student mentor, she offers courses on post-1945 America, social movements and public policy history.
MacLean is author of four other books, including Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace (2006) and Behind the Mask of Chivalry: The Making of the Second Ku Klux Klan, named a New York Times “noteworthy” book of 1994. Her articles and review essays have appeared in American Quarterly, The Boston Review, Feminist Studies, Gender & History, In These Times, International Labor and Working Class History, Labor, Labor History, Journal of American History, Journal of Women’s History, Law and History Review, The Nation, the OAH Magazine of History and many edited collections.
RELATED EVENT: PANEL DISCUSSION
“Mainstream and Extreme: White Nationalism, Masculinity and Racialized Violence from East St. Louis to Charlottesville”
Thursday, February 15, 12 pm
Washington University, Olin Library, Room 142
- Moderator: Andrea Friedman (History and Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies)
- Nancy MacLean, Faculty Book Celebration speaker
- David Cunningham, Sociology
- Denise Ward-Brown, Sam Fox School
- Rebecca Wanzo, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies and Center for the Humanities
- Keona Ervin, History, University of Missouri-Columbia
RSVPs appreciated to email@example.com. Co-sponsored by University Libraries.