Robin Kelley and Dan Carter to Speak in Conjunction with Scottsboro Boys Exhibit

In conjunction with the Fred Hiroshige Scottsboro Boys photography exhibit on display through February 21 at the Paul Jones Gallery downtown, two prominent historians will be speaking during the week of February 3. First, on February 6, Robin Kelley, the Gary Nash Professor of U.S. History at the University of California at Los Angeles, will deliver a lecture entitled “‘Red is the New Black’: The Art and Politics of Scottsboro” at 7 pm in Gorgas Library room 205. Then, on the following evening, February 7, Dan Carter, Education Foundation Professor of History Emeritus at the University of South Carolina and author of “Scottsboro: A Tragedy of the American South,” will be speaking at the gallery itself  at 5 pm. A reception will follow Professor Carter’s talk. Both of these speakers are free and open to the public. For more information, click here.