Member of the Week: Andrew Pope

Andrew Pope Lecturer in History & Literature Harvard University @popeand Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? My current project, Living in the Struggle: Black Power, Gay Liberation, and Women’s Liberation Movements in Atlanta, 1964-1996, explores how poor and working class residents of Atlanta came to identify mutual interests across traditional lines […]

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Member of the Week: Danielle Wiggins

Danielle Wiggins Doctoral Candidate in History Emory University @from_dlwiggins       Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  I’m currently writing my dissertation about the development of black politics in Atlanta in the 1970s and 1980s by examining how members of the black political class–namely, mayors Maynard Jackson and Andrew Young as well […]

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Member of the Week: Katie Schank

Katie Marages Schank George Washington University, PhD, American Studies, May 2016 Emory University, Fellow, James Weldon Johnson Institute for the Study of Race and Difference, 2016-2017 @kmschank   Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest? In my current research, I explore the relationship between architecture, housing policy, race, and visual culture to […]

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