"Vital Exchanges: Community-Centered Strategies for the Public Humanities" with Dr. James F. Brooks

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
W151 PBB
21 East Market St.
Iowa City, IA 52240

Professor Brooks has won several of history's most prestigious awards - including the Bancroft Prize and the Frederick Jackson Turner Award - for his works on the history of the American Borderlands. Over the past year, Professor Brooks has developed a new manuscript on the history of gender and evangelism in the Southwest. In addition, he has also pursued his interests in public engagement,  humanities research, and graduate training. This event is sponsored by the American Indian & Native Studies Program, the Anthropology Department, the History Department, and the Latin American Studies Program with co-sponsorship from the Obermann Center.