Recent Public Lectures

Jim Crow and the Legacy of Segregation Outside of the South

Forum with Yale Professor of Law Tracey Meares about the historical and structural forces at work at an MIT Communications Forum meeting September 24, 2015.

Global Historical Reconciliation Efforts in Comparative Perspective

Keynote Lecture delivered at International Conference Center, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, November 10, 2013.

Investigating Racial Violence in the "Jim Crow" South

Presented at COFO Civil Rights Education Center at Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, September 23, 2012

Immigrants and the Right to Stay

Debate Moderator, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sponsored by the Boston Review and broadcast on C-Span, November 18, 2010

Prospects for Truth and Reconciliation in the American South: Some Preliminary Thoughts

Miller Center for Public Affairs, University of Virginia, April 23, 2010

Historical Reconciliation in Comparative Perspective

Presented at "Searching for a New East Asian Order: Historical Reflections and Current Issues," Asiatic Research Institute, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, March 2010

Apologies and Reparations in the Age of Obama

Presented at "Still Two Nations?" Conference in Honor of John Hope Franklin, Duke University, March 21, 2009


Melissa Nobles Video
Jim Crow and the Legacy of Segregation Outside of the South
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