AYA Redpath Seminar - Since 1701: Yale Celebrate the History of Detroit

Title:        Since 1701: Yale Celebrates the History of Detroit

Date:        Saturday, October 1, 2016

A symposium sponsored by the Association of Yale Alumni, the Yale Alumni Association of Michigan and Wayne State University.


Wayne State University                     Detroit History Museum
Student Center         

Detroit Institute of Arts                      Detroit Public Library


9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m Registration with Coffee and Continental Breakfast
  Student Center, Wayne State University
10:00 a.m.  – Noon   Symposium Lectures at the Student Center, Wayne State University
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.. Wendell Adjetey '15 M.Phil
Yale University
2018 Ph.D Canditate; History and African American Studies
'The Fire Next Door: The 1967 Detroit Uprising in the Canadian Imagination'
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 Noon Marc Kruman '78 PhD
Wayne State University
Director, Center for Study of Citizenship and Professor of History
'Citizenship in Detroit in a Time of Bankruptcy'
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. - 3:00 pm. Symposium Lectures at the Detroit Historical Museum
1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Karen Marrero '11 PhD
Wayne State University
Assistant Professor, Early American and Native American History
'Angelique's World: Marriage, Family and Regime Change in Old Detroit'
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Jay Gitlin '71BA, '74 MusM, '02 PhD
Yale University
Lecturer, History and Associate Director, Howard Lamar Center fo the Study of Frontiers and Borders
‘The Last Time We Saw Paris: The Franco- American Bicentenary Committee of 1901, Cadillacs Chair and the Forgotten Past of Le Détroit’
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Symposium Lecture and Browse the Galleries at the Detroit Institute of Arts
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ned Blackhawk
Yale University
Professor, History and American Studies
'Circa 1701: Detroit in Greater Native North America'

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Browse the Galleries at the DIA
4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Closing Reception at the Detroit Public Library

Cost:        $50.00 per person
                Symposium, lunch and reception


Walk-ins will be accommodated if possible at a fee of  $60.00 per person.

Contact:  Please email or call Diane Morrissey (diane.morrissey@yale.edu)  203-432-1946

More information regarding the featured speakers can be found here.

Register Here!