Social Justice Activism in the United States

Speaker:  Sarah McNamara, Assistant Professor of History at Texas A&M University
Date & Time: August 27, 2019, 16:00-17:30
Location: The Urban Foundation for Sustainable Development, 9 Alex Manoogyan, Room # 106, Yerevan, Armenia
Language: English

The twentieth century was an era defined by political upheaval and social justice that changed the meaning of citizenship and equality in the United States. In this talk, Dr. Sarah McNamara, Assistant Professor of History at Texas A&M University, explores how social justice activism transformed communities and national political policies. Dr. McNamara will center on historical movements for social, economic, and political equality that created sustainable frameworks for present-day issues. Following the presentation, Dr. McNamara will participate in a discussion and Q&A with audience members. 

Sarah McNamara is Assistant Professor of History at Texas A&M University. Her research centers on immigration, women and gender, social justice, and labor histories in the modern United States.

This event is hosted by the Urban Foundation for Sustainable Development (UFSD) and sponsored by the American Research Institute of the South Caucasus (ARISC). It is open and free for public.

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