[PAST EVENT] Douglas Flowe, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Washington University (St. Louis)
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THE CRUCIBLE OF BLACKNESS: African American Men and the Politics of Black Criminality in Early Twentieth Century New York
Hosted by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women?s Studies Program
Douglas Flowe?s work is primarily concerned with themes of criminality, vice, leisure, and masculinity, and understanding how they converge with issues of race, class, and space in American cities. He received his Ph.D. from the history department at the University of Rochester in 2014 and is currently an Assistant Professor of history at Washington University in St. Louis. He was recently the Postdoctoral Fellow of Inequality and Identity in Washington University?s American Culture Studies program from 2014-2016, and a Faculty Research Fellow in the university?s Center for the Humanities in Fall of 2018. Flowe is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Urban History Association and an Editorial Board Member for the Annuals of the Next Generation Journal.
His current book project is tentatively titled ??Tell the Whole White World?: African American Men and the Politics of Black Criminality in Early Twentieth Century New York City.? The project is forthcoming in March of 2020 from the University of North Carolina Press in the Justice, Power, and Politics series.