NCSU’s own Blair L.M. Kelley Confirmed as Speaker for the CRDM 2019 Symposium

We are excited to announce that NCSU’s own Blair L.M. Kelley has been confirmed as a speaker for the CRDM Symposium taking place March 29-30, 2019.

Blair L.M. Kelley is Assistant Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies and International Programs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Associate Professor of History at North Carolina State University. She is the author of the award-winning book, Right to Ride: Streetcar Boycotts and African American Citizenship in the Era of Plessy v. Ferguson. Right to Ride won the prestigious Letitia Woods Brown Best Book Award from the Association of Black Women Historians. Kelley is currently at work on a new book project called Black Folk: The Promise of the Black Working Class under contract at W.W. Norton and Company. Follow her on Twitter!

Dr. Kelley’s talk for the 2019 CRDM Symposium is entitled: “The Historian’s Guide to Black Twitter: Navigating Discussions of Race on Social Media.” Learn more about Blair L.M. Kelley HERE.