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The Ruth Pauley Lecture Series: Dr. Marcia Chatelain “Hungering for Change: Food Justice and Civil Rights”
September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Marcia Chatelain received the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in History for her book Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America, which shows how the McDonald’s fast food chain became a great generator of Black wealth, and explores the intersection of race, inequality, food and consumer capitalism in America.
Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University, Dr. Chatelain is a frequent lecturer on race, culture, women’s issues and economic justice. She is also author of South Side Girls: Growing Up in the Great Migration. She has served as a National Endowment for the Humanities faculty fellow. National Endowment for the Humanities, and more recently an Andrew Carnegie Foundation fellow. Dr. Chatelain holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri and a Ph. D. from Brown University.