On Sunday, November 12 at 3:00 PM in the Epworth UMC Fellowship Hall, Journeying Toward Justice welcomes Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery, author of Race, Identity and the Making of a Nation: Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South as our next speaker in our guest speaker series.
Malinda Maynor Lowery, PhD, is the Director of the Center for the Study of the American South at UNC Chapel Hill, where she is an associate professor in the Department of History. Dr. Lowery holds a BA in History and Literature from Harvard University, a Master’s degree in Documentary Film Production from Stanford University, and a PhD in History from UNC Chapel Hill. Her previous teaching appointments include Harvard, NC State, Duke and San Francisco State University. Dr. Lowery is a Lumbee Indian; her research interests include Native American history, southern history, and race and identity. She will discuss her book, Race, Identity and the Making of a Nation: Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South.
Each of our speakers/authors will focus the lecture on a specific book. We encourage those who attend the lecture series to read the featured book in advance. However, you are welcome to attend the lecture whether you have read the book or not! Childcare is provided.