“Follow the North Star: U.S. Draft Resisters on the Underground Railroad, 1968-1972” by Wendell Adjetey

January 9, 2018 @ 4:30 pm America/Toronto Timezone
Tubman Institute, 321 York Lanes, York University
Molly Ladd-Taylor

Talk by U.S./African American History Job Candidate, Wendell Adjetey

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.

Wendell Adjetey will speak on “Follow the North Star: U.S. Draft Resisters on the Underground Railroad, 1968-1972,” on Tuesday, January 9 at 4:30 pm.

Wendell Adjetey is completing his PhD dissertation on the cross-border activism of African-descended persons in Canada and the United States at Yale University.  In May 2018 he will graduate with a Combined PhD in History and African American Studies. The recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship, Adjetey is currently a Pre-Doctoral Fellow/Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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.