“A New Origin Narrative”: African American and Latina/o Histories in an Age of Neoliberal Crisis

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Paul Ortiz
"The Mexican War of Independence and US History: Tearing Down American Exceptionalism and Moving Forward in the 21st Century"
Tuesday, November 15, 4pm, 3401 Sterling Hall
“'Killed Helping Workers to Organize': African American and Latina/o Narratives in the Century of Jim Crow/Juan Crow"
Wednesday, November 16, 4pm, 3401 Sterling Hall
Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public
Thursday, November 17, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities

PAUL ORTIZ is Associate Professor of History and the Director of the award-winning Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida. His publications include the Emancipation Betrayed, a history of the Black Freedom struggle in Florida, and the co-edited volume, Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Jim Crow South, which recently went into its 4th printing. His forthcoming monograph is titled: Our Separate Struggles Are Really One: African American and Latino Histories. He is also co-author (with William H. Chafe) of the forthcoming book, Behind the Veil: African Americans in the Age of Segregation, 1895-1965.