Category Archives: IAAR

IAAR Brown Bag – “The Voter Education Project and the Financing of the Black Freedom Movement: The Case of Monroe, Louisiana, 1963-1966”

The UNC-Chapel Hill Institute of African American Research (IAAR) begins its 2015-2016 series of graduate student brown bag lectures with a presentation by Evan Faulkenbury, PhD candidate in the UNC-CH Department of History.  The talk will be held on Monday, September 21, 2015 at 12:00pm in Room 309C of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center.

Faulkenbury’s talk is titled “The Voter Education Project and the Financing of the Black Freedom Movement: The Case of Monroe, Louisiana, 1963-1966” and all are welcome to attend.

The Stone Center Library staff has prepared a bibliography to accompany this lecture, the PDF of which can be found here.

IAAR Faculty Fellow Lecture – ‘Traffic Stops in Black and White’

IAAR Lecture - Traffic Stops Flyer

The UNC Chapel Hill Institute of African American Research (IAAR) is sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Frank R. Baumgartner, Richard J. Richardson Distinguished Professor of Political Science at UNC Chapel Hill, on the racial disparity in traffic stops in North Carolina between the years 2002 and 2013.

The lecture takes place on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 7pm in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of Wilson Library on the UNC Chapel Hill campus.

In collaboration with Professor Baumgartner, the Stone Center Library has prepared a list of resources that have informed this presentation.

More information can also be found on Professor Baumgartner’s dedicated website: http://www.unc.edu/~fbaum/traffic.htm