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February 24

Talk

CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISM AND GERMAN-JEWISH REFUGEES CHALLENGING SEGREGATION: GERMAN-JEWISH EMIGRÉ ERNST BORINSKI AT TOUGALOO COLLEGE—A CONVERSATION WITH CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST JOYCE LADNER

4PM – 5PM
Zoom webinar – To register for this event kansas.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wavw43BeQ0yfPg1Z-KUg1g

Civil rights icon Dr. Joyce Ladner will speak about her mentor, sociologist Ernst Borinski, whose innovative teaching at Tougaloo College involved engaging students in the civil rights movement in Mississippi. An eminent sociologist whose scholarship explores the intersectionality of race, gender and class, Ladner served on the faculty of Howard University (Washington, D.C.) and is a former Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.

Sponsored By: Max Kade Center for German-American Studies, Spencer Museum of Art, German Studies, Peace & Conflict Studies, American Studies, Jewish Studies, African & African American Studies, Sociology, and the Margaret Walker Center, Jackson State University