Faculty: Felix Harcourt
Description: In conjunction with the Council of Independent Colleges/Gilder Lehrman Center program “Legacies of American Slavery,” students will learn about the history of racial violence and resistance in our region before engaging in their own original archival work on various aspects of the subject. From the pioneering work of civil rights lawyer William Durham to the 1930 lynching of George Hughes, students will have the opportunity to dig deeply into our local history while building critical research skills. As part of the course, the class will travel to a variety of important local sites, including Dallas, Paris, and an overnight stay in Tulsa.
Interview Required: Yes
Course Dates: January 3 – January 25
On-Campus Meeting Schedule: M-F 01:00PM – 04:00PM, Administration Bldg, Room 201
Expected Course Fee: N/A
Expected Out-of-Pocket Expenses: $50