Join us for the Bentley Historical Library’s series of talks exploring the history of the University of Michigan.
What You Will Learn
In this installment of the Making Michigan lecture series, you’ll learn how University of Michigan administrators have reacted to activism for racial justice. You’ll understand how administrators even crafted policies that preserve racial inequality. This lecture will also highlight documents at the Bentley Historical Library that made research on this topic possible.
About the Speaker
Matthew Johnson is Associate Professor of History at Texas Tech University and the author of Undermining Racial Justice: How One University Embraced Inclusion and Inequality. The book explores how University of Michigan officials co-opted movements for racial justice from the 1960s to the 21st century.
Join us September 23, 2021 at 7:00 P.M.