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Detroit School Series: Marcus Hunter

Detroit School Series: Marcus Hunter

Presenters: Marcus Hunter, Associate Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at UCLA

Marcus Hunter is an Associate Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, and a faculty affiliate at the Ralph Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA. Please join us to hear Hunter present research from his work on the varying experiences and politics of urban Black Americans across the United States since 1900, including insights from his books Black Citymakers: How the Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America (2013) and Chocolate Cities (forthcoming with Zandria F. Robinson).

For more information about the Detroit School Series and audio/video of past events, please see http://www.umich.edu/~detsch/.  This year's Detroit School series is organized by Patrick Cooper-McCann (urban planning), Jessica Lowen (anthropology), and Lydia Wileden (sociology and public policy). Margi Dewar and Angela Dillard serve as faculty advisors. We thank the Rackham Graduate School for generously supporting this year’s series as a Rackham Interdisciplinary Workshop.