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Accomplishments by Jim Meriwether

2016

Other Activities:

  • Review of: The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955. "The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955." Journal of American History. 102: 1 (June 2015), 302-3.
  • Review of: Stokely: A Life. "Stokely: A Life." American Historical Review. 120: 2 (April 2015), 673-4.

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "'To Defeat Racialism Whenever It Raises Its Ugly Head': Africa and American Political Life in the 1960s." Paper delivered at Invited Talk. Princeton University, October 2011.
  • "Decolonization & Desegregation: Africa, African Americans, and the Johnson Administration." Paper delivered at American Politics, World Politics: International Dimensions of U.S. History. Clare College, Cambridge University, April 2011.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Cold War in Southern Africa: White Power, Black Liberation. H-Diplo Reviews. XIII: 10 (November 2011), 15-18. (http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/roundtables/)
  • Review of: The United States and the End of British Colonial Rule in Africa, 1941-1968. H-Diplo Reviews. XIII: 9 (October 2011), 2-4. (http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/roundtables)
  • Review of: Secular Missionaries: Americans and African Development in the 1960s. Journal of American History. 98: 2 (September 2011), 583-83.

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Washington & Africa: From Eisenhower to Kennedy." Paper delivered at Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, June 2009.
  • "'It's Not A War': Three Elections, Two Obamas, One Fulbright." Presented to Fulbright Lecture. California State University Channel Islands. April 2009.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Brother's Keeper: The United States, Race, and Empire in the British Caribbean. H-Diplo Roundtable Reviews. 10: 21 (June 2009), online. (http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/roundtables/)
  • Just One Man. Op/Ed. Bakersfield Californian. Jan 18, 2009.

2008

Publications:

  • ""Worth a Lot of Negro Votes": Black Voters, Africa, and the 1960 Presidential Campaign." Journal of American History. Vol. 95 No. 3 December 2008. 737-63.

Other Activities:

  • Teaching the Journal of American History. Online teaching unit built around the article "'Worth a Lot of Negro Votes': Black Voters, Africa, and the 1960 Presidential Campaign. December 2008.

2007

Publications:

  • "'Endangering the Security of the Free World': Africa, the United States, and the Cold War." New England Journal of History. Vol. 64 No. 1 Fall 2007. 90-101.

Other Activities:

  • Review of: Movement Matters: American Antiapartheid Activism and the Rise of Multicultural Politics. American Historical Review. 112: 4 (October 2007), 1223-24.
  • Review of: "Intimate Relationships: Secret Affairs of Church and State in the United States and Liberia, 1925-1947". Diplomatic History. 31: 3 (September 2007), online.
  • "Fulbright Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Nairobi, Kenya." Fulbright Senior Lecturing/Research Award, Kenya, U.S. State Department/Council for the International Exchange of Scholars. 2007.