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In the Classroom


The Women of St. Gabriel's Mission, Mound Bayou Art and Oral History Project





In the Classroom


Gene Dattel has prepared a series of lectures and seminars based on Cotton and Race in the Making of America for teaching students at the high school, college and graduate school levels. Below is a partial list of educational institutions where the author has or will be lecturing.


For inquiries about the author's availability to guest lecture at your institution, please contact Terri Krenitsky, executive assistant to Gene Dattel at tkrenitsky361@comcast.net.



January 18, 2010
The Browning School

March 4, 2010
Barnard College

March 15 & 16, 2010
Cornell University


October 13, 2010
Brooklyn College
Woody Tanger auditorium in the Brooklyn College Library

November 1, 2010
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA

November 17-18, 2010
The Hotchkiss School
Lakeville, CT


February 8, 2011
Yale University
Berkeley College


March 1, 2011
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Honors' Program


March 3, 2011
St. Andrews School
Jackson, MS


March 20-22, 2011
University of Mississippi
Center for Southern Culture


March 23, 2011
University of Mississippi
Overby Center
School of Journalism


March 23, 2011
Teach for America
Oxford, MS


Academic Appointments


Berkeley Fellow, Berkeley College, Yale University
Advisory Board, Macauley Honors' Program, City University of New York