The Newberry Seminar in American Culture presents:
"America's Dilemma: Race, Civil Rights, and Foreign Affairs, 1945-1988"
Brenda Gayle Plummer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
February 23, 2001, 3:30-5pm, Newberry Library
This essay places the nexus of race, civil rights, and foreign
relations in the context of the history of the post-World War II era.
It focuses on the understanding of U. S. race relations as made
normative by the work of Gunnar Myrdal and examines how that
perspective engaged critical international issues during the epoch.
It also explains many of the precepts and assumptions that historical
investigators currently interested in this area have been working
The seminar format assumes participants have read the paper in advance. Please do not request a paper unless you plan to attend. Papers are precirculated electronically whenever possible. To receive a paper contact Rebekah Holmes in the Scholl Center by e-mail or phone.
Scholl Center for Family and Community History
The Newberry Library
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Chicago, IL 60610
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