Roundtable Discussion:


The New

Black Power Studies


Komozi Woodard (Sarah Lawrence College)


Author of A Nation within a Nation: Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and

Black Power Politics (University of North Carolina Press, 1999)


Jeanne Theoharis (Brooklyn College)


Coeditor (with Komozi Woodard) of Freedom North: Black Freedom Struggles

outside the South, 1940-1980 (Palgrave MacMillan, 2003)


Heather Ann Thompson (UNC-Charlotte)


Author of Whose Detroit: Politics, Labor, and Race in a Modern

American City (Cornell University Press, 2002)


Moderated by Matthew Countryman (U-M)

Author of Up South: Civil Rights and Black Power in Philadelphia

(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005)


Friday, Sept. 22, 2006

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

1014 Tisch Hall


Presented by the Metropolitan History Workshop and co-sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, the Program in American Culture, and the African-Americanist Caucus in American Culture.