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Throughout the month of December, Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. discusses chapter of his book Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008

Life Upon These Shores: Gates on African Americans in the Colonies

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, as well as director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, kicks off this month's series on African American history with chapters from his new book, Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008. This week: the colonies and the history of the slave trade. 

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Life Upon These Shores: Gates on the "New Negro Movement"

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, author of Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008, and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, continues this month's series on African American history with a discussion about the "New Negro Movement" of the early 20th century.

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Life Upon These Shores: Gates on the Pre-Civil Rights Era

Friday, December 16, 2011

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, as well as director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research and author of Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008, continues this month's series with a discussion about African-American history in the World War II and pre-Civil Rights era.

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Gates on African American History, Music and Film

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, director of the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African American Research, as well as the author of Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008, continues this month's series on African American history. This week: music and popular culture, including Billy Eckstine, Thriller and the television show Roots.

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