Thursday, November 16 / 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM Congressional C (Lobby Level)

Session 24
New Perspectives on Mob Violence in the South

Chair: Amy K. Bailey, University of Illinois at Chicago
Discussant: Amy K. Bailey, University of Illinois at Chicago

1. Freer on the inside: Prison Breaks Perpetrated by Lynch Mobs in the American South, 1882-1929Alberto Corral, University of Illinois Chicago; Admad Bell, University of Illinois Chicago.

2. Drag Queens and “Groomers” Are Today’s Scapegoats: Framing Black Men as Threats to Children, 1882 – 1929Madalyn Grohovena, University of Illinois Chicago; Erielle Jones, University of Illinois at Chicago.

3. Lynching and Economic OutcomesAdrian Haws, Cornell University; Ryan Gabriel, Brigham Young University; Amy K. Bailey, University of Illinois at Chicago; Joseph P. Price, Brigham Young University.

4. Lynching and the Press, 1789-1963Rob Wells, University of Maryland; Sean Mussenden, University of Maryland; Mohamed Salama, University of Maryland; Hailey Closson, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland.

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