Humanities Event

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Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:00 PM8:30 PM
Using a historical and political lens, Dr. Katherine Rye Jewell will discuss pinnacle moments of the LGBTQ civil rights movement that helped secure basic rights while highlighting the work still needed to achieve true equality for the LGBTQ community. Katherine Rye Jewell is Assistant Professor of History, and the author of "Dollars for Dixie: Business and the Transformation of Southern Conservatism in the Twentieth Century." A specialist in American political history, she is currently writing a book on the history of college radio that examines regulation and the politics of the culture wars. This program is part of the series, "Journey to Equality: The LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement."