Saje Mathieu: Cars and the Shaping of Modern America - 92Y, New York

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Saje Mathieu: Cars and the Shaping of Modern America

Online Class
Saje Mathieu: Cars and the Shaping of Modern America
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Recorded Wed, Jan 13, 2021 - Wed, Feb 17, 2021
7 pm - 8 pm ET

Instructor

Dr. Saje Mathieu

Sarah-Jane (Saje) Mathieu, an Associate Professor of History at the University of Minnesota, is a former Faculty Fellow at Harvard University’s Warren Center for Studies in American History. Professor Mathieu earned a joint PhD in History and African American Studies from Yale University and specializes in 20th century American and African American history with an emphasis on immigration, war, race, globalization, social movements, and political resistance. Her first book North of the Color Line: Migration and Black Resistance in Canada, 1870-1955 examines the social, cultural, legal, and political impact of African American and West Indian sleeping car porters in Canada. It analyzes black immigrant railway workers’ transnational vision of trade unionism and their political mobilization in Canada during the first half of the twentieth century. She is currently working on her next book, The Glory of Their Deeds: A Global History of Black Soldiers and the ...

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