History Department
History Department

IHS Workshop: "Shooting in Harlan: Documentary Work and New Left Politics"

Mon, March 22, 2010 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

The Institute for Historical Studies (IHS) presents a talk by Dr. Grace Elizabeth Hale, associate professor of history and American studies at the University of Virginia and IHS Fellow, entitled "Shooting in Harlan: Documentary Work and New Left Politics".

Hale is the author of Making Whiteness: The Culture of Segregation in the South, 1890-1940 and the forthcoming Rebel, Rebel: Why We Love Outsiders and the Effects of This Romance on Postwar American Culture and Politics.  Her current research investigates the intersection of documentary filmmaking and union organizing in the U.S. South in the 1960s and 1970s.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP required. Please e-mail Courtney Meador to reserve your lunch by 9 a.m., Friday, March 19.

Professor Hale’s faculty home page

Sponsored by: IHS, History Dept.

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