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Meet The Authors!

History, Humanities & Languages Hosts Virtual Event April 26


By Sheryl E. Taylor

The College of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of History, Humanities & Languages invites the Campus Community to a special Zoom event, “Meet The Authors,” 10 – 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 26.

The virtual event will feature three recently published faculty who will outline their scholarly projects:

Critical Race Studies Across Disciplines: Resisting Racism Through Scholactivisim (Rowman & Littlefield)
Edited by Drs. Jonathan Chism, Stacie Craft DeFreitas, Vida Robertson, David Ryden

Proud Warriors: African American Combat Units in World War II (University of North Texas Press)
By Dr. Alexander M. Bielakowski
Finalist for an Army Historical Foundation’s Annual Book Award

Wheels of Change: Feminist Transgression in Polish Culture & Society (Warsaw University Press)
Edited by Dr. Jolanta Wróbel-Best

Zoom Meeting Details
Meeting Link
ID: 917 0454 6239
Passcode: HHL

For additional information, contact Myisha Williams at williamsmy@uhd.edu.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second-largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).

For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.