The Broken Heart of America: A Conversation with Walter Johnson ’88

March 9, 2021 - 7:00 pm

President Biddy Martin will moderate a conversation with Walter Johnson ’88, the Winthrop Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University, about lessons from the research for his new book, The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States. This event is part of the President’s Colloquium on Race and Racism, a series that centers the voices of scholars studying intersections of race and American democracy.

This event is supported by the Victor S. Johnson Lecture Fund, established for the president to bring to Amherst lecturers in the best tradition of the liberal arts.

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