Otey Scruggs Memorial Lecture presents Daniel Sharfstein
Friday, March 29, 2019 3:00 PM
220 Eggers Hall
The History Deaprtment presents the second annual Otey Scruggs Memorial Lecture. Prof.
Daniel Sharfstein, who serves as the Tarkington Chair of Teaching Excellence
and Director of the George Barrett Social Justice Program at Vanderbilt
University, will be joining us. Prof.
Sharfstein is member of the History faculty and Law School faculty at
Vanderbilt, where his scholarship focuses on the legal histories of race in the
United States. His most recent book Thunder
in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard and the Nez Perce War details
one of the most prominent struggles over indigenous sovereignty in the
post-Civil War era, tracing the pursuit of hundreds of Nez Perce families
across the American West as they tried to resist being forced onto
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