Dr. Quintard Taylor, Jr.
Scott and Dorothy Bullitt
Professor of American History
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Upcoming Events and Lectures 2008


Sept. 15
Quintard Taylor will be one of five recipients of the Annual Tabor 100 Crystal Eagle Leadership Awards. Taylor will receive the Educational Excellence Award which will be presented at the Eighth Annual Captains of Industry Gala at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle Washington, at 5:00 p.m.
Sept. 20
“At Home on the Plains: African Americans and the Shaping of the American West” Presentation at the University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.
Nov. 11  "Buffalo Soldiers: A Tribute to Unsung Heroes,"  Presentation at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, St. Augustine, Florida in honor of William Chase, a former member of the 92nd Infantry, 365th Regiment.  Honored Guest, Congressman John L. Mica, 7th District, Florida.
Feb. 1
“Freedom’s Frontier: African Americans in Spokane and the Inland Empire, 1880-1970” Annual Diversity Committee Luncheon, Spokane County Bar Association, Spokane, Washington
Mar. 20    "Facing West: African Americans Pursue the 19th and 20th Century Racial Frontier," Presentation for the Department of History Norfolk State University, Norfolk,Virginia
Apr. 10     "When Blacks Were Latinos: Explorations into the Hidden History of the American Southwest, 1528-1900,"  Presentation for the El Paso Museum, El Paso, Texas.
May 10     "Seeking Freedom on the Puget Sound: Early African American History in Washington State" Presentation for the Olympia Timberland Library, Olympia, Washington.
Sept. 10
“African Americans in the Southwest, 1870-1920,” Presentation for the Intercollegiate Department of Black Studies and the Scripps College History Department, Scripps College, Claremont, California.
Sept. 11
“Seeking El Dorado: African Americans and the California Dream, 1870-1945,” Presentation for the California African American Museum, Los Angeles, California.

October 8, 9

November 5, 6

The James B. Castles Lectures: "The Other Black Northwest: Beyond Portland and Seattle"

October 8, Portland State University Multicultural Center, Portland, Oregon, 5:30 p.m.
October 9, Vancouver Auditorium, Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington, 12:00 noon
November 5, Washington State University Tri-Cities Auditorium, Richland, Washington, 7:30 p.m.
November 6, Wolfe Auditorium, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, 3:45 p.m.