oct 6

Fighting the Power: Honoring the Work of Bill Tuttle

In conjunction with the 10th Anniversary Bill Tuttle Lecture the Department of American Studies invites you to join us for a day of conversation about the work and legacy of Professor William Tuttle. Panelists featured visiting scholars, former colleagues and students of Bill’s who will speak on the many aspects of his impact as a scholar, mentor and community activist. 

Morning Panel: 10:30 12:00

Bill Tuttle as Scholar, Mentor and Community Activist


  • Beth Bailey, University of Kansas

  • Zanice Bond, Tuskegee University

  • Clarence Lang, University of Kansas

  • Moderated by Dennis Domer, University of Kansas

Lunch to be served in Marvin Hall.

Afternoon Panel: 2:00-3:30

Studying Racial Violence: The Lessons of Race Riot


  • Karen Sieber, Loyola University

  • Brent Campney, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

  • Dominic Capeci, Missouri State University,

Reception to Follow.

For more information please contact Elizabeth Esch in  Department of American Studies, eesch@ku.edu.

With thanks to the following for their generous support: The Office of the Chancellor; The Office of the Provost; The Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; the Departments of African and African American Studies, English, History and Sociology; the Indigenous Studies Program; Dean of Libraries Kevin Smith; Professor Beth Bailey and Professor David Roediger. 


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