Public Humanities at Yale and the New Haven Free Public Library

Crystal Feimster in conversation with Matt Jacobson
"Envisioning Black Citizenship in Antebellum Louisiana"
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 7:00pm

Public Humanities at Yale and the New Haven Free Public Library invite you to join us tomorrow, Tuesday, February 15, for the next webinar in our ongoing Democracy in America series:

Envisioning Black Citizenship in Antebellum Louisiana

Crystal Feimster in conversation with Matt Jacobson

Tuesday, February 15

7pm EST

Registration required; visit

Professor Crystal N. Feimster, a native of North Carolina, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of African American Studies and History and the Programs of American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University. She teaches a range of courses in 19th and 20th century African American history, women’s history, and southern history. Professor Feimster is the author of Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching (2009).

Matt Jacobson is co-director of the Public Humanities Program and the Sterling Professor of American Studies, History, and African American Studies at Yale University. He is the author of seven books on race, politics, and culture in the United States, most recently Odetta’s One Grain of Sand (2019) and The Historian’s Eye: Photography, History, and the American Present (2019).

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