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CFA: USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Week

Call for Applications

2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Week

Deadline: November 15, 2018

The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Week that will provide support for an interdisciplinary group of international scholars to develop and discuss a collaborative innovati

Presentation on the battles over renaming streets in Dallas after civil rights leaders

I will be giving a presentation at the Pan African Connection book store in Dallas, Texas about the battles over renaming streets after civil rights leaders. The presentation will be part of an effort to rename Marilla St. on which Dallas City Hall sits to Marvin E. Crenshaw Blvd. a local civil rights leader whose landmark federal court case eliminated at-large districts in Dallas. 

It is basically about race and place. 

There will be four major focuses. 

1. Short presentation with maps of the Confederate streets surrounding City Hall.