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    Egypt and the Origins of al-Qaeda

    University of Michigan History Professor Juan Cole, author of Engaging the Muslim World and Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East, talked about the birth of al-Qaida.

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    Black Power Movement in the 1960s

    Professor Howard Brick of University of Michigan talked about the Black Power Movement in the 1960s. While the Civil Rights Movement led by Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. sought equality…

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    Remembering Victims of September 11, 2001

    Jonathan Marwil talked to students about perceptions and remembrances of the victims of the September 11, 2001. The class discussion revolved around a photograph by Associated Press…

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    Music of the Civil Rights Movement

    University of Michigan history professor Kevin Gaines gave a lecture on the music of the civil rights and black power movement. Several song clips were featured during the class as well as…