Emmett Till: Why His Story Matters

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
4:00 pm
John E. Dolibois Room, Shriver Center

Elliott J. Gorn (Ph.D. Yale University, 1983, A.B. University of California, Berkeley, 1973) is the Joseph Gagliano Professor of American Urban History and has a distinguished record of scholarship, publication and excellence in teaching and student mentorship. His books and articles embrace multiple aspects of urban and American culture, particularly the history of various social groups in American cities since 1800. Gorn’s work is interdisciplinary and intersects with numerous other fields. Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till (Oxford University Press, October 2018)

Reception to Follow

Sponsored by Global & Intercultural Studies, American Studies Program, and the Humanities Center

Elliot J. Gorn
Elliot J. Gorn
Joseph Gagliano Professor of American Urban History, Loyola University Chicago