Thu Dec 6, 2018 5:00pm – 6:30pm
David Blight conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates
Sponsored by: Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition celebrates the release of David W. Blight’s new biography, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (Simon & Schuster 2018). Join us for a stimulating conversation in the Yale University Art Gallery’s lecture hall. Within the context of Frederick Douglass’s development as a thinker, activist, and political figure, Professor Blight (Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center) will discuss the book with author Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Courtesy of Atticus Bookstore and Café, both authors’ books will be available for sale before and at the end of the program.
Professor Blight will be available to sign copies of his book.
- Admission: Free
- Yale University Art Gallery, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Lecture Hall
- 1111 Chapel Street
- New Haven
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