“Detroit Under STRESS: Flashpoints in the Campaign to Stop Police Shootings in the Early 1970s" by Austin McCoy

January 16, 2018 @ 4:30 pm America/Toronto Timezone
Tubman Institute, 3rd Floor, York Lanes
Molly Ladd-Taylor

Talk by U.S./African American History Job Candidate, Austin McCoy

Everyone is welcome to attend the public presentations of short-listed candidates for our tenure-track position in U.S. History, with a specialization in African American History.  Please note that all three talks will be held in the Tubman Institute, 3rd floor York Lanes, from 4:30-6:00 pm.

Austin McCoy will speak on “Detroit Under STRESS:  Flashpoints in the Campaign to Stop Police Shootings in the Early 1970s,” Tuesday, January 16, at 4:30 pm in the Tubman Institute, 3rd floor, York Lanes.

Austin McCoy earned his PhD from the University of Michigan in 2016.  His dissertation, “No Radical Hangover: Black Power, New Left, and Progressive Politics in the Midwest, 1967-1989,” won the Fondiler Award for the best dissertation in the Department of History and a university-wide Proquest Dissertation Award.  Dr. McCoy is currently the Michigan-Mellon Humanities Fellow in History of Art and the Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan.

Faculty and students in all programs and fields are invited to attend this public presentation.  The Search Committee encourages all who attend to prepare written comments on the candidate.  Your comments should be prepared as a single assessment without comparisons with other candidates, and sent to Molly Ladd-Taylor at mltaylor@yorku.ca.

The last public presentation will be on Thurs. Jan. 25.

Thanks for your participation and support.