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Book discussion and signing: Tiya Miles


February 09, 2018

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Ballroom, Student Union, McNichols Campus

UPDATE: This event has unfortunately been postponed due to severe weather conditions. Stay tuned for an updated date/time.

Tiya Miles will discuss and sign her latest book, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straights, which recovers the city's early complicity in slavery.  It has recently been highlighted in The Chronicle of Higher Education, the New York Times and other national publications.

Miles is the Mary Henrietta Graham Distinguished University Professor at the University of Michigan, where she teaches courses in American Culture, History, Afro-American & African Studies, Women's Studies and Native American Studies.  She is a MacArthur "Genius" Fellow.

The event is supported by the Drs. Karen and Thomas Waters African-American Studies Program Enrichment Fund.

University of Detroit Mercy will celebrate Black History Month throughout February with a variety of events and engagements that are open to the public. All of the events are FREE and take place on the McNichols Campus. See the list of events online.

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