An article by Paul Harris, professor emeritus of History, has been published in the Journal of Southern Religion. The article is entitled “Mission and Uplift: Methodist Education in the American South and Liberia” and contrasts the relative success of Gammon Theological Seminary in training black ministers with the difficulty of exporting uplift to Liberia. The Journal of Southern Religion is […]
An article by Paul Harris, emeritus professor of History, has been published by The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Entitled “Dancing with Jim Crow: The Chattanooga Embarrassment of the Methodist Episcopal Church,” the article examines a national controversy that erupted when the newly-created Chattanooga University sought to exclude African American students.
The Constitutional right to Associate and its implications: Historical Overview and Panel Discussion
Monday, Sept. 17 | 3:30-5 p.m. | CMU 200C Sean Taylor from History will provide a historical overview of the constitutional right to associate. Following that a panel will discuss the implications (e.g. formation of labor unions etc.) of the right to associate for organized labor. The panelists are: Paul Harris, Jean Hannig, Teresa Joppa (attorney for AFSCME), Patrice Arseneault (attorney […]
Paul Harris, HLCRWS, recently presented a paper at the third annual meeting of the African American Intellectual History Society. His paper was entitled “Progressive Era Affirmative Action: The ‘Colored Bishop’ Campaign in the Methodist Episcopal Church.”