A Conversation with Jonathan Holloway: Race Relations and the Making of the United States

Date & Time

Monday, June 22, 2020, 12:00 p.m.-Thursday, July 30, 2020, 12:00 p.m.


Global & Civic Engagement


Free stream

Johnathan Holloway
Nick Romanenko

Join Rutgers president Jonathan Holloway for a conversation on how America arrived at this fraught moment in its history. 

Holloway, who became the first African American president of Rutgers University on July 1, speaks with Simon Jackman and Charles Edel of the United States Studies Centre. 

A replay of the webinar event, which took place June 15, is available here. An audio-only stream is also available.

Holloway’s scholarship focuses on post-emancipation social and cultural American history. He is the author of African American History, 1619-Black Lives Matter (forthcoming), Confronting the Veil: Abram Harris Jr., E. Franklin Frazier, and Ralph Bunche, 1919-1941 and Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940.

The United States Studies Centre is a joint venture of the American Australian Association and the University of Sydney, with financial support from the Australian government.