Keeping with the semester theme of writing, the October Lunchtime Discussion will feature Gerald Horne for an informal conversation to reflect on his prolific career and his practices as a scholar. The discussion will be moderated by Richards Center postdoctoral fellow Mycah Conner. This event is open to Richards Center affiliated graduate students, pre-docs, post-docs, and faculty.
Gerald Horne, Moores Professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston, has published three dozen books including most recently, The Counter-Revolution of 1836: Texas Slavery & Jim Crow and the Roots of U.S. Fascism (International Publishers, May 2022).
His research has addressed issues of racism in a variety of relations involving labor, politics, civil rights, international relations, and war. He has also written extensively about the film industry. Dr. Horne received his Ph.D. in history from Columbia University, his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his B.A. from Princeton University.