Lee Lecture Series: Examining World War II and its Aftermath - Multiple Perspectives

Monday, April 12, 2021 to Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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The Lee Lecture Series presents

Examining World War II and its Aftermath - Multiple Perspectives

Join us for an exploration of the impact of World War II on global public health, law and society, religion and popular culture, and human and civil rights. This virtual event takes place over two days, with two fascinating panels of faculty from the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and a special keynote address from Dean Risa Goluboff of the School of Law. All sessions will be moderated by Claudrena Harold, Professor of History.

Panel 1

Monday, April 12 | 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. EST

Christian McMillen - Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, Professor of History 

“World War II and the Global Health Revolution”


Sarah Milov - Associate Professor of History 

“An Effective Stimulus to Morale and Productivity: How US Tobacco Farmers Hooked the Postwar World on the Cigarette”

Panel 2

Monday, April 12 | 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

 Kai Parker - Assistant Professor of African American Religious History 

“Double V and its Discontents: Blackness, Religion, and the Moral Authority of the Arsenal of Democracy”


Penny von Eschen - Professor of History, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of American Studies 

“WWII and Civil Rights in Global Context”


Tuesday, April 13 | 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Risa Goluboff - Dean, UVA School of Law, Arnold H. Leon Professor of Law, Professor of History

The Lost Promise of Civil Rights

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lee-lecture-series-registration-14767039312...