Victorian Wolcott on “Recreation riots and racial liberalism in the postwar American city”

The Tubman Institute, along with the Department of History, the Graduate Program in Gender, Feminist & Women’s Studies, the Urban Studies Program and the U.S. Studies Program, are pleased to present Victoria Wolcott and her talk on “Recreation riots and racial liberalism in the postwar American city” on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 12:30 to 2pm in 280N York Lanes.

Victoria Wolcott is a Professor of History at the University of Buffalo and  the author of several books focusing on African-American history, including Race, Riots and Roller Coasters: The Struggle Over Segregated Recreation in American (U Pennsylvania, 2012) and Remaking Respectability: African American Women in Interwar Detroit (University of North Carolina Press, 2001).

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