October 2, 2018
FREDERICK DOUGLASS – PROPHET OF FREEDOM
The Center welcomes back author, David Blight, to discuss the definitive, dramatic biography of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century:
Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.
November 13, 2018
INVISIBLE LIVES: HOW FUGITIVE SLAVES TRANSFORMED AMERICA
Distinguished founder of Columbia University’s American Studies program, Andrew Delbanco, will deliver a stimulating talk on “Invisible Lives: How Fugitive Slaves Transformed America” and a look at the American character, past and present.