Monica Black will present "Feelings After Fascism: Gender, Religion, and Desire in Post-World War II Germany."
Dr. Black is an associate professor of history at the University of Tennessee. Her book, Death in Berlin: From Weimar to Divided Germany, received the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History (2010) and the Hans Rosenberg Prize (2011). She is the recipient of the Fritz Stern Prize of the Friends of the German Historical Institute (2007).
The event is free and open to the public, and a reception will follow the talk.
The Whisnant lecture series is sponsored by Bob and Edythe Lambert. Bob Lambert was a member of the history department, and chaired the Department of Social Sciences in the 60s, before and after the founding of the College of Liberal Arts. Bob and Edythe Lambert provided the endowment for this lecture series in women's history in memory of their daughter, Dorothy Lambert Whisnant. The lecture has occurred almost annually since the first in 1988.
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