Annual James McCune Smith Lecture - 21 Nov

Issued: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 16:11:00 GMT

Professor W. Fitzhugh Brundage (University of North Carolina)

‘Slavery, Torture, and Civilization in the United States 1820-1860’

  • 5.15pm, Monday 21st November
  • Yudowitz Room, Wolfson Medical Building

W. Fitzhugh Brundage is William B. Umstead Distinguished Professor, and Chair of the History Department at the University of North Carolina. He is a leading historian of the American South, and an expert on race and society. He is the author of many books and articles, including Lynching in the New South, 1880-1930 (1993); A Socialist Utopia in the New South, 1894-1901: The Ruskin Colonies (1996); The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory (2005); and Beyond Blackface: African Americans and the Creation of American Popular Culture, 1880-1930 (2011).