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June 10-12, 2014
Blacks, Jews, and Social Justice in America
Call for Papers

To mark the 50th anniversary of the slaying of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, the American Studies Program at Brandeis University is hosting a conference on the theme “Blacks, Jews, and Social Justice in America," on June 10-12, 2014. ________________________________________

For further information please visit:

American Studies Program
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453
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Commemorations of the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer/The Mississippi Summer Project:

May 30-31, 2014 
McComb, MS 50th anniversary commemoration

June 19-21, 2014 
Hattiesburg,MS 50th anniversary commemoration

June 25-29, 2014
Tougaloo College
Jackson, MS
50th Anniversary of the Mississippi Summer Project
Sponsored by the Veterans of the Mississsippi Civil Right Movement

June 26-28, 2014
Sunflower County 50th anniversary commemoration

June 28-29, 2014 
Meridian, MS 50th anniversary commemoration

October 12-14, 2014
National Conference on Freedom Summer
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
See: for details