History Club Hosts: “The Shadow of Slavery: Black Women and Political Mobilization during Reconstruction”

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7 p.m. ~ Genesee Community College

Batavia, New York -

What:           History Club Hosts: “The Shadow of Slavery: Black Women and Political Mobilization during Reconstruction”

When:          Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7 p.m.                                                                         

Where:         Genesee Community College

One College Road, Batavia Campus – Room T102 Conable Technology Building

Who:            All are invited and welcome!

Background: Genesee Community College’s History Club invites everyone to the Historical Horizons Lecture Series taking place on the Batavia campus on the first Wednesday of every month during the academic year.   

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 7 p.m., Dr. Justin Behrend, will present “The Shadow of Slavery: Black Women and Political Mobilization during Reconstruction.”

Dr. Behrend, associate professor of History at SUNY Geneseo is the author of Reconstructing Democracy: Grassroots Black Politics in the Deep South after the Civil War (University of Georgia Press, 2015) and a multitude of articles examining nineteenth century United States, the Civil War and Emancipation and more. Dr. Behrend earned his Ph.D. in History from Northwestern University.

The lecture begins at 7 p.m. in room T102 of the Conable Technology Building, is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit https://gcchistoricalhorizons.wordpress.com/ or contact Marketing Communications Associate Director Donna Rae Sutherland at (585) 343-0055 ext. 6616, or via email: dsutherland@genesee.edu.

Editor’s Note: For a photograph of Dr. Justin Behrend, please go to:

http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/HH_JustinBehrend.jpg

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