Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:30pm

Frederick Douglass at 200

Sponsored by: Gilder Lehrman Center

Panelists:

·David W. Blight, author of the forthcoming, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of American Freedom (2018)

·Sarah Meer, Fellow of Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, expert on Julia Griffiths and Douglass’s relationships with British antislavery, author of the forthcoming Cousins and Claimants: Transatlantic Notions, 1820-1920

·Leigh Fought, Associate Professor of History at Lemoyne College and author of Women in the World of Frederick Douglass (2017)

·M. Nzadi Keita, Associate Professor of English, Ursinus College and author of Brief Evidence of Heaven: Poems from the Life of Anna Murray Douglass

·Hannah Rose Murray, University of Nottingham, UK, Gilder Lehrman Center fellow; creator of website about Douglass and other African American abolitionists in the British Isles

Admission: Free
Linsly-chittenden Hall
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