Jason C. Parker, assistant professor of history at Texas A&M University, will present a David M. Kennedy Center lecture, “Kipling's Ghost: Decolonization, Public Diplomacy, and the Invention of the Third World,” Wednesday, March 25, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.
After teaching for four years at West Virginia University, Parker joined the A&M History Department in 2006. His research interests include U.S. foreign relations, decolonization and the Cold War, race and diplomacy and Caribbean/inter-American affairs.
He is the author of “Brother's Keeper: The United States, Race, and Empire in the British Caribbean, 1937–1962” and articles in Diplomatic History, International History Review” and the Journal of African American History. .
This lecture will be archived online. For more information on events sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu. For more information about this lecture, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652.
Writer: Angela Fischer