Thursday, March 21, 2013

Stand in the Schoolhouse Door

A one-day conference commemorating the
50th Anniversary of the “Stand in the Schoolhouse Door.”

Panel 1

Alabama Institute for Manufacturing Excellence Building, Room 110, 9:30-11:30 am: Alabama and the Civil Rights Movement, 50 Years On.
  • BJ Hollars, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Hasan Jeffries, Ohio State University
  • Jason Sokol, University of New Hampshire
  • Joseph Crespino, Emory University, comments
  • Trudier Harris, University of Alabama, Chair
Panel 2
Alabama Institute for Manufacturing Excellence Building, Room 110, 1:30-3:30 pm: Integration in the United States, Broadly Considered.
  • Joyce Baugh, Central Michigan University
  • Dennis Deslippe, Franklin and Marshall College
  • Charles Martin, University of Texas-El Paso
  • Françoise Hamlin, Brown University, comments
  • R. Volney Riser, University of West Alabama, Chair
Keynote Address

Malone-Hood Plaza at Foster Auditorium (rain location Farrah Hall 120), 5:15 pm.
“All the Kings’ Children: Growing up under The Guvnor and The Bear”
Diane McWhorter, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Carry Me Home: Birmingham, Alabama, the Climactic Battle of the Civil Rights Revolution
Introduction by Peggy Wallace Kennedy
Downloadable event poster available here.

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