Dartmouth historian emphasizes African Americans’ World War II contributions
HOUSTON, Jan. 25, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The pivotal role of African American military service members during World War II will be the focus of the University of Houston Law Center’s 2024 Black History Month Lecture on Monday, Feb. 5.
The featured speaker, Matthew F. Delmont, is the Frank J. Guarini Associate Dean of International Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies and the Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of History at Dartmouth University. He has a doctorate in American studies from Brown University.
As part of the Bracewell LLP Distinguished Lecture in Racial and Social Justice, Delmont will deliver a presentation titled, “Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad.” Delmont is the author of a book with the same title.
“Bracewell is proud to continue our partnership with the University of Houston Law Center in bringing important conversations about racial and social justice to the campus and greater Houston community,” said Bracewell Managing Partner Gregory M. Bopp.
The lecture will be in-person on Monday, Feb. 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. CST at the University of Houston Law Center’s John M. O’Quinn Law Building, 4170 Martin Luther King Blvd. A book signing and reception will follow. Attendees may also join virtually.
To register for the lecture, visit: https://law.uh.edu/events/bhm.asp.
To learn more about the speaker, visit: https://www.prhspeakers.com/speaker/dr-matthew-delmont.
University of Houston Law Center media contacts: Carrie Anna Criado, UH Law Center Assistant Dean of Communications and Marketing, 713-743-2184, [email protected]; Bonnie Buffaloe, Communications Manager, 713-743-9137, [email protected].
About the University of Houston Law Center
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About the University of Houston
The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter for excellence in undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation’s fourth-largest city and one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse regions in the country, UH is a federally designated Hispanic- and Asian-American-Serving institution with an enrollment of more than 47,000 students.
SOURCE University of Houston Law Center
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