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Roediger, David. Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All

Dorman, Jacob. Chosen People:
The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions
Oxford University Press, 2013. 

Winner: 2013 Byron Caldwell Smith Award.

Tablet Magazine Article based in part on
Dorman's book Chosen People.

Excerpt from Sherrie Tucker's book,
Dance Floor Democracy
Chappell, Ben. Lowrider Space:
Aesthetics and Politics of Mexican
American Custom Cars
University of Texas Press, 2013.
Jelks, Randal. Benjamin Elijah Mays,
Schoolmaster of the Movement
University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
Winner: 2013 BCALA Literary Award, Black Caucus of the American Library Association. Winner: 2013 Lillian Smith Book Award.
Hamer, Jennifer. Abandoned in the Heartland:
Work, Family, and Living in East St. Louis.

University of California Press, 2011.
Lang, Clarence. Grassroots at the
Gateway: Class Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75.
 University of Michigan Press, 2009.
Rustin, Nichole T. and Sherrie Tucker,Eds.
Big Ears: Listening for Gender in Jazz Studies.
Duke University Press, 2008.
Lieberman, Alice and Cheryl Lester, Eds.
Social Work Practice with a Difference.
McGraw-Hill, 2003.
Hamer, Jennifer.
What it Means to Be Daddy.
Columbia University Press, 2001.
Tucker, Sherrie. Swing Shift: "All-Girl"
Bands of the 1940s
Duke University Press, 2000.
Lacoue-Labarthe, Philippe and Jean-Luc Nancy.
Philip Barnard and Cheryl Lester Eds. and Trans.
The LIterary Absolute: The Theory of Literature in
German Romanticism
SUNY Press, 1988.

  • Sherri Tucker, KU Professor and author of “Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen,” presents at 6 p.m. tonight at the American Jazz Museum (1616 E 18th St., Kansas City, MO 64108), where she will also display some of the photographs she’s uncovered in her research, play a few of the audio recordings from of her interviews with Canteen patrons, and finish with a Q&A session. More.
  • KU Special Education Department: With Ray Pence
  • Seizing Freedom: With David Roediger and Peter St. Clair
  • Tribute Or Tribulation? How do we commemorate history? What is the best way to remember a conflicted and painful past? And who gets to decide? Listen here »
  • CLAS names 1st associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (KU News link)
  • Congratulations to Ph.D. student Marilyn Ortega for being selected as one of the inaugural National Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellows for 2017.
  • Ben Schmack won the Best Ph.D. Paper Award at the 2016 Northern Illinois University History Graduate Student Conference.  Congratulations, Ben!
  • Congratulations to Kathryn Vaggalis who received the Center for Migration Research Graduate Student Grant.
  • Ph.D. student Gamze Kati was one of the winners of the second annual IEHS graduate student blog competition this year.  Congratulations, Gamze!
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