Hall Center For The Humanities


Darlene Clark Hine
Darlene Clark Hine
Board of Trustees Professor of African-American Studies and Professor of History, Northwestern University

"Rehearsal for Freedom: Black Professional Women's Health Care Activism before Brown"
Special Events – (The Tuttle Lecture)

Wed., Oct. 26, 2011, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Co-sponsored by the American Studies Department, the History Department, the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of the Provost, and the Hall Center
Location: Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union

Darlene Clark Hine is the Board of Trustees Professor of African-American Studies and Professor of History at Northwestern University. She is a leading historian of the African American experience and a pioneering scholar in African American women's history. She is the author or editor of twenty-five books, including the award-winning Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950 (1989) and Black Victory: The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas (second edition, 2003). Professor Hine is also the editor-in-chief of Black Women in America, three volumes (second edition, 2005).

Professor Hine's scholarly accomplishments have been widely recognized. She has served as president of both the Organization of American Historians and the Southern Historical Association; she has been a fellow at both the Institute for Advanced Study at Stanford University, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University; and in 2006, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The Department of American Studies and friends and family of Bill Tuttle established the annual Tuttle Lecture in 2008 to honor Bill for his 40 years of academic excellence in research and teaching, as well as his service to the university, the Lawrence community, and the nation. The Tuttle Lecture focuses on Bill's primary teaching, research, and civic concerns: African American history and culture and recent American society and politics.

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