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Memorializing American Slavery

February 9, 2013

Program Locations:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

Please join us for an afternoon symposium commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. In remembrance of the enslaved, we will examine American Slavery as historical memory and national legacy. Presentations by distinguished historians will be followed by a dynamic discussion with the audience.
 
Participating scholars:
 
David Blight
Professor of American History, Yale University
Director, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition
 
Annette Gordon-Reed
Professor of History and Law, Harvard University
Pulitzer Prize for History
 
Presented by Fordham University, The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance & Abolition at Yale University and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
 
Admission is Free and open to the public. For further information or questions, email aaas@fordham.edu or call (212) 636-6360.