Date: November 4, 2015
Location: Rubenstein Library 153, Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room
Speaker: Prof. Robert Hill, Emeritus Professor of History, UCLA
Please join the John Hope Franklin Research Center to celebrate the recent acquisition of the Robert A. Hill Collection of the Marcus Garvey & UNIA Papers Project Archive. Prof. Robert Hill, leading expert on Marcus Garvey and his influence on the African Diaspora will lecture on a new departure in research on the legacy of one of the notable voices of the African Diaspora of the 20th century. For the past thirty-five years, Prof Hill has researched and collected materials on Garvey and served as editor of the 12-volume Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers Project (University of California Press, Duke University Press). His collection now joins the archive of the Franklin Research Center documenting African and African American History and Culture in the David. M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
Contact – John B. Gartrell, email@example.com
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of History, African & African American Studies, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Reception to follow
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