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March 9 Luncheon: Harvard Prof. Tim McCarthy on "Protest In America"
Don't understand "Occupy Wall Street" ? Tim McCarthy does. His book "Protest Nation" is a guide through the actions and writings of protesters thru the ages: feminists, union organizers, civil-rights workers, gay/lesbian activists and environmentalists.
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Patrick McCarthy is a Lecturer on History
and Literature, Adjunct Lecturer on Public Policy, and Director of the Human
Rights and Social Movements Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is an award-winning teacher, advisor and
mentor and a six-time recipient of the Derek Bok Center’s Certificate of
Distinction in Teaching.
A historian of social movements, Dr. McCarthy graduated
with honors from Harvard College and received his Ph.D. in History from
Columbia University. His courses—“American Protest Literature from Tom Paine to
Tupac,” “Stories of Slavery and Freedom,” and “Arts of Communication”—are
consistently among the most popular and highly rated at Harvard.
Dr. McCarthy was voted by
the undergraduate student body to be one of
ten faculty members featured in the first-ever “Harvard Thinks Big” event,
Harvard’s version of the TED Talks, where he delivered a rousing lecture
entitled, “Does Protest Have a Future?” Dr.
McCarthy's research agenda focuses on the relationship between human rights and
social movements in three main areas: race relations and civil rights; modern-day
slavery and human trafficking; and LGBT politics, policy, and advocacy.
founding director of Harvard's Alternative Spring Break Church Rebuilding
Project, he has spent the last
decade taking groups of students down South to rebuild black churches that have
been burned in arson attacks. In 2007, he received the Humble Servant Award
from the National Coalition for Burned Churches for his commitment to civil
rights and religious tolerance.