Lecture Luncheon: The Story of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones

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Lecture Luncheon: The Story of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones

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Speaker: Dr. Polly McLean

Topic: The Story of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones, the first black woman to graduate from CU in 1919

(Reservations and Payment due December 24, 2019)

Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Location: UMC 235, University Memorial Center (UMC)

Polly E. Bugros McLean, associate professor of Media Studies and an affiliated faculty in the CU Department of Ethnic Studies, shares insights from her book Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family’s Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High, which explores the life of Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones, (1884-1989) an exceptional woman whom history had forgotten.

From 2003-2007, she served as the chair of Women & Gender Studies. She has lectured, conducted workshops and research in southern Africa for USAID, UNESCO, as a Fulbright Scholar in Namibia, and a visiting professor at the University of Zambia. McLean is recipient of numerous awards and honors including the 2014 Best Should Teach Gold Award, the 2009 Edward R. Murrow Award for teaching, and the 2007 Robert L. Stearns Award.

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Date:
January 14
Time:
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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UMC 235
1669 Euclid Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309 United States
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