Clarence Earl Lang Jr

Chair, African and African American Studies
Primary office:
9 Bailey Hall

Ph.D. University of Illinois

Also appointed in African and African-American Studies.

Research Interests

  • Black social movements in the twentieth-century United States
  • African American labor and working-class history
  • Black communities in the urban Midwest

Current Classes

AMS 110: American Identities (Spring 2014)

Upcoming Events
Hall Center Humanities Lecture Series

A forum for interdisciplinary dialogue between renowned speakers, the university and the surrounding communities.
Schedule of Lectures


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