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The Triangle African American History Colloquium (TAAHC), a working group run by UNC history graduate students, will be holding its seventh annual New Perspectives in African American History and Culture Conference. The conference will be held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on February 15 and 16, 2013. The theme for this year’s conference is, “Interpreting Black Politics,” and the keynote speaker is Professor Angela Dillard from the University of Michigan. Professor Dillard will deliver a talk entitled, “Difficult Subjects: James H. Meredith, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Problem of Monumental History.”
The conference will take place in Hyde Hall with panels throughout the day on Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16. The keynote address will be on Friday, February 15 at 6 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room in Wilson Library. A catered reception will precede the address at 5:30 p.m.