College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Clarence Earl Lang Jr

International & Interdisciplinary Studies - African/African American Studies, American Studies
Professor
Chair, African and African American Studies
Primary office:
785-864-5569
Bailey Hall
Room 11A
University of Kansas
1440 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045


Professor Lang’s main research and teaching areas are African American working-class and labor history, the Black Freedom Movement, and black urban communities in the twentieth-century Midwest.  

Research Interests

  • Black social movements in the twentieth-century United States
  • African American labor and working-class history
  • Black communities in the urban Midwest


The Kansas African Studies Center has received $140,000 in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to launch public discussions, community programming, and the creation of educational resources in local communities to discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding recent demographic changes in the region. Visit www.migrationstories.ku.edu to learn more. 

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