Please join us on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 when 2016 Fellow Hillary Anderson will give her lecture Radicalizing the South: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in 1970s Liberation Movements at 1:00 p.m. in Willis Library, Room 340.
According to Anderson, her project "seeks to locate subaltern voices that add depth, richness, a fresh geography, and complexity to the historical narrative of civil rights in the 1970s.."
Hillary Anderson is a PhD candidate in History at Texas A&M University. She received her bachelor’s in Art and History and master’s degree in History from Texas A&M University-Commerce. Before returning for her PhD, she taught junior high and high school for several years, receiving recognition as Teacher of the Year in 2010. She has presented papers on various aspects of LGBT History at the Texas State Historical Association Meeting (2016), and the National Women’s Studies Association Conference (2015), among others. She looks forward to the research the UNT Libraries Fellowship will allow her to do.
The UNT Special Collections Research Fellowships recognize and support outstanding scholarship or creative work which incorporates studies in a variety of disciplines including history, journalism, political science, geography, fine art, art history and American studies. Fellows are invited to present a brief overview of their work with the UNT Special Collections through an informal lecture on their research or an exhibit of their creative output.