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Come join the KU Frederick Douglass Institute as we explore the many historical connections between United States and United Kingdom social justice movements. This summer, the city of Manchester, England is taking part in an initiative called, "Radical Manchester," where they are celebrating the 100 year anniversary of women's suffrage, as well as advancements in gay rights and labor movements. The KU Frederick Douglass Institute has been invited to partner with the University of Central Lancashire Black Atlantic Research Institute to explore our similar historical experiences.

This program examines the ways in which popular movements, without the aid of militaries or governments, can alter the course of history. Considers a range of social movements: unionism, the civil rights movement, feminism, environmentalism, abolitionism, LGBTQ rights, and the human rights movement. While the primary focus will be on the United States, global movements and domestic movements around the world will be explored as well.

Summer 2019: KU FDI Study Abroad

HIS 145: Search for Social Justice is offered July 13 - August 4, 2019 and considers a range of social movements: unionism, the civil rights movement, feminism, environmentalism, abolitionism, LGBTQ rights, and the human rights movement. Instructor: Dr. Maria Sanelli, Kutztown University Frederick Douglas Director. For more information, contact fdouglas@kutztown.edu