THURSDAY • February 13 • 12:30PM
Michael K. Honey
Sharecropper's Troubadour: John L. Handcox, the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, and the African American Song Tradition (PALGRAVE)
William Philip Hall, UWT Campus
Reading & Book Signing
Michael K. Honey—professor of labor, ethnic, and gender studies at University of Washington, Tacoma—will read from and discuss his book on one of the most beloved folk singers of the pre-war labor movement. This event will include slides, a DVD, and musical presentations as well as the reading.
To learn more about the book and it's author, check out this interview on KPLU.
Michael K. Honey, a former Southern civil rights and civil liberties organizer, is professor of labor ethnic and gender studies and American history, and the Haley Professor of Humanities, at the University of Washington-Tacoma. The author of three books on labor and civil rights history, including Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign, he lives in Tacoma.
Buy an Autographed Copy Please Note: Autographed copies of books are only available after the event. $28.00