McGuire, a Wayne State University assistant professor, wrote the 2010 book “At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance – A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power.” McGuire won the 2011 Frederick Jackson Turner Award from the Organization of American Historians and the 2011 Lillian Smith Book Award from the Southern Regional Council.

UofL’s College of Arts and Sciences, through its Office for International, Diversity and Outreach Programs, sponsors the UofL NETWORK luncheon series. NETWORK is an acronym for New Energy to Work Out Racial Kinks.

The event will begin at noon in the Cressman Center for Visual Arts, downtown at First and Main streets. Reservations are required for the $10 luncheon event. Parking is included for people who register by Oct. 14. Register online.