Carter G. Woodson Luncheon
Saturday, October 5, 2019
12 noon – 1:45 p.m.
Embassy Suites by Hilton in North Charleston, SC.
Ballroom A – Convention Center – 1st floor
5055 International Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29418 | (843) 747-1882
Speaker: Pero G. Dagbovie, The Journal of African American History (JAAH) Editor
Pero Gaglo Dagbovie is University Distinguished Professor of History and Associate Dean in the Graduate School. His research and teaching interests comprise a range time periods, themes, and topical specialties, including black intellectual history, the history of the black historical enterprise, black women’s history, black life during “the nadir,” the civil rights-Black Power movement, African American Studies, hip hop culture, and contemporary black history. His books include Black History: “Old School” Black Historians and the Hip Hop Generation (Bedford Publishers, Inc., 2006), The Early Black History Movement, Carter G. Woodson, and Lorenzo Johnston Greene (University of Illinois Press, 2007), African American History Reconsidered (University of Illinois Press, 2010), Carter G. Woodson in Washington, D.C.: The Father of Black History (The History Press, 2014), What is African American History? (Polity Press: Cambridge, UK, 2015), and Reclaiming the Black Past: The Use and Misuse of African American History in the Twenty-First Century (Verso Books, 2018). He is the next Editor of The Journal of African American History.