Dr. Joe William Trotter, Jr., Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice at Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss “Marquette, Race and the Near West Side: Past, Present and Future” Monday, Feb. 29, at 4 p.m. in Raynor Memorial Libraries’ Beaumier Suites B/C.
Trotter will connect late 20th century and early 21st century black Milwaukee to its early historical roots in the lecture sponsored by the Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach.
A panel discussion featuring Dr. Thomas Jablonsky, instructor of the Trinity Fellows Program, Dr. Amber Wichowsky, assistant professor of political science, and Patrick Kennelly, director of the Center for Peacemaking, will take place following Trotter’s lecture.
The event is free and open to all students, faculty and staff. For more information, call (414) 288-6330 or visit Marquette’s History Department website.