Annual Defining Detroit Lecture Karen R. Miller

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This year we are honored to have Karen R. Miller, Ph.D., join an esteemed group of scholars who have participated in Marygrove College's annual Defining Detroit lecture.

Dr. Miller will lecture from her recent book, "Managing Inequality: Northern Racial Liberalism in Interwar Detroit" (2015, NYU Press).

Please join us for lecture and community conversation on the roots of institutional racism in 1920s and 1930s Detroit.

The event will take place in the main dining hall in the Madame Cadillac Building on the campus of Marygrove College on October 21st, 7:00 pm.

The Defining Detroit event is an annual series of lectures, readings, exhibits, and performances focusing on the City of Detroit. The series has brought to the campus well-known Detroit historians, writers, and artists, among them Joyce Carol Oates, David Freund, Thomas J. Sugrue, Kevin Boyle, Heather Thompson, Philip Levine, Cholly Atkins, Naomi Long Madgett, and Lawrence Joseph.

The Marygrove College Institute for Detroit Studies promotes interdisciplinary study of the City of Detroit throughacademic credit and continuing education courses;
on-line resources; lectures, readings, exhibits, and performances; research activities and visiting scholar programs; workshops, programs, and presentations held on campus and throughout the metropolitan area.

The Institute builds on Marygrove College’s mission to serve the people of metropolitan Detroit, on its location in the city, and on its strong relationship with different Detroit constituencies. The Institute seeks to broaden recogni­tion of Detroit’s contributions to American culture, interrogate standard definitions and popular versions of the city, and provide opportunity for cross-disciplinary analysis of issues important to the metropolitan area.
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