NH Humanities Book Discussion of "Stony the Road"

Wednesday, February 86:30—7:30 PMLecture HallDover Public Library73 Locust St., Dover, NH, 03820
Ring CentralOffsite Events , Dover, NH, 03820

Register for this online book discussion of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s "Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow."

A challenging and unsettling account of Reconstruction-era racial history, with much to inform us about today’s cultural and political divides.

The library will have limited copies of the book available for those who attend the event. The presenter will be virtual, but folks are welcome to attend in-person at the library or virtually from home.

Virtual link attendance link https://webinar.ringcentral.com/webinar/register/WN_NsfMo33uToe8AENNNEH3MA

The discussion will be facilitated by Professor Mary C. Kelly.

Mary C. Kelly, Ph.D., is Professor of History at Franklin Pierce University, where she has taught for twenty-five years. Her Masters in Modern Irish History is from University of Galway, in Ireland, and her Ph.D. in Modern American History is from Syracuse University. Her research explores Irish-American ethnic identity and the historical relationship with Ireland. She recently edited the book Navigating Historical Crosscurrents in the Irish Atlantic (Cork University Press, 2022), and also published Ireland's Great Famine in Irish American History (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) and The Shamrock and the Lily (Peter Lang, 2005). Professor Kelly was honored with the 2016 Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Committee Ambassador Award and a 2014 Keene State College President's Outstanding Women in New Hampshire Award. She hails from Westport, in County Mayo, in the west of Ireland.

For any technical issues please email a.lockhardt@dover.nh.gov

This program is provided via a grant from New Hampshire Humanities. A limited number of copies of the book are available as part of the grant to reader's who may keep their copies.

Registration is required for virtual attendance (see link in program description)