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CANCELLED: Professor Tyler Stovall: Race, Class, and Revolution: Insights from 1919

14 June 2017

Unforunately Professor Stovall has been unable to make his planned visit to this country so this talk will not be happening. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Professor Sovall hopes to come over in the next semester.

Professor Tyler Stovall from the University of California Santa Cruz will be speaking at Newcastle University on ‘Race, Class, and Revolution:  Insights from 1919’.

Tyler Stovall is a former professor of French history at UC Berkeley, now at UC Santa Cruz as dean of humanities. He has written a number of books and articles on the subject of modern French history, focusing on race, labor, colonialism and post-colonialism. Major publications include: Paris and the Spirit of 1919: Consumer Struggles, Transnationalism, and Revolution (2012), The Rise of the Paris Red Belt (1990), and Paris Noir: African Americans in the City of Light (1996). Professor Stovall has also co-edited several books, including The Color of Liberty: Histories of Race in France (2003), and Black France/France Noire: the History and Politics of Blackness (2012). He recently published Transnational France: the Modern History of a Universal Nation (2015). He is currently working on a new study entitled “White Freedom: the Racial History of an Idea.”


14 June 2017