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February 19
FacultySpeak: American Dream Deferred: Untold Stories of African American Federal Workers Post WWII
March 7, 2019
An Evening of Great Conversation: 2019 Library Fundraiser

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FacultySpeak

Presented twice a year, the FacultySpeak lecture series features TCU faculty members speaking on current events, their publications, or interesting topics in their field of study.

American Dream Deferred: Untold Stories of African American Federal Workers Post WWII

Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr.Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., assistant professor of African American Studies in the John V. Roach Honors College
Tuesday, February 9th, 2019
5:00 pm
Mary Couts Burnett Library, Room 3181

 

American Dream Deferred is a pioneering work of scholarship about one of the most significant struggles of the modern black freedom movement, one that has been almost completely untold until now. This book challenges post WWII narratives of government largess for African Americans by illuminating the neglected stories of these unknown black workers.

Cover of 'American Dream Deferred' book.Join Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr. to hear the untold stories of African American federal workers post World War II.

All faculty, staff and students welcome! Refreshments will be served.

 

If interested, please R.S.V.P. to Shelda Dean by telephone at 817-257-6109 or email at s.dean@tcu.edu.

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Previous Events

February 9th, 2019
Dr. Frederic W. Gooding, Jr. Dr. Frederick W. Gooding, Jr., assistant professor of African American Studies in the John V. Roach Honors College
American Dream Deferred: Untold Stories of African American Federal Workers Post WWII
November 8th, 2018
Dr. Kara Dixon Vuic Kara Dixon Vuic, LCpl Benjamin W. Schmidt Professor of War, Conflict, and Society in Twentieth-Century America
Love from Emmy Lou: An American Woman in the Great War
March 22, 2018
TCU Library Building Friends of the TCU Library Annual Dinner
Featuring Donna Marie Miller, author of The Broken Spoke: Austin's Legendary Honky-Tonk, James White, owner of The Broken Spoke, and Ben Stafford Rodgers, cowboy musician/singer/actor.
February 26, 2018
Doctor Melita Garza Dr. Melita M. Garza, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism
Hoaxes, Propaganda, News you Dislike and all that's Fake in "Fake News"
November 8, 2017
Doctor Rhiannon Mayne Dr. Rhiannon Mayne, Curator and Chair of the Oscar Monnig Meteorite Gallery
Much Ado About Meteorites
April 4, 2017
Science of Whiskey Eric Simanek, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry
Rob Arnold, Head Distiller, Firestone & Robertson Distilling Company
Bourbon in Texas: Something to Write Home About
September 22, 2016
Professor James Riddlesperger Junior James Riddlesperger, Jr., Professor of Political Science
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November 22, 2015
Doctor Max Krochmal Max Krochmal, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History
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March 17, 2015
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March 3, 2015
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October 14, 2014
Dr. Steffen Palko Dr. Steffen Palko, Assistant Professor, College of Education
The Common Core Explained
February 25, 2014
Assistant Professor Nick Bontrager Nick Bontrager, TCU Assistant Professor of New Media Art
Interdisciplinary Studio Art
November 1-30, 2013
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Photo exhibit.
October 10, 2013
Dr. Bonnie Frederick, TCU Spanish & Hispanic Studies Professor
"How the Muslim-Influenced House Came to Texas."
Part of Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, a reading and discussion series in America's libraries.
April 16, 2013
Rick Bass Friends of the TCU Library Annual Banquet
Denim & Diamonds
Honoring Rick Bass, winner of the 2013 TCU Texas Book Award for his book A Thousand Deer.
March 7, 2013
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Dr. Gene Smith
"The Slave's Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812."
October 25, 2012
Major Moments Publication Author Visit & Book Signing
Major Moments
Success stories from 75 years at TCU's Neeley School of Business.
September 5, 2012
Manochehr Dorraj FacultySpeak
Dr. Manochehr Dorraj
"China's Energy Relations with the Developing World"
June 1, 2012
Lonn TaylorAuthor Signing
Lonn Taylor
Texas, My Texas: Musings of the Rambling Boy

Sponsored by the TCU Press
April 21, 2012
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Harlan Crow Library
March 27, 2012
Doctor Tricia JenkinsFacultySpeak
Dr. Tricia Jenkins
"The CIA in Hollywood: How the Agency Shapes Film and Television"
September 8, 2011
Doctor Mary VolcansekFacultySpeak
Dr. Mary Volcansek
"TCU's History in Fort Worth"
April 21, 2011
Doctor Manochehr Dorraj FacultySpeak
Dr. Manochehr Dorraj
"Uprising in Egypt and the Larger Arab World"
March 29, 2011
Doctor John Harvey FacultySpeak
Dr. John Harvey
"Get the Truth About the Federal Debt and the Deficit"
March 21, 2011
Sam GwynneFriends of the TCU Library Annual Dinner
Honoring historian and author Sam C. Gwynne, winner of the 2011 TCU Texas Book Award.

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