Northwestern University

Feb
16
Fri 12:30 PM

Race and the Founding of the United States

When: Friday, February 16, 2018
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Gerry Cadava   847.467.2294

Group: One Book One Northwestern 2017-2018

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

A conversation about Race and the Founders, between Harvard Law School’s Annette Gordon Reed and Rutgers History Professor Erica Armstrong Dunbar, moderated by Northwestern History Professor Leslie Harris.

Gordon-Reed is a Professor of Law and History at Harvard University. She won the Pulitzer Prize for her book about Sally Hemings, The Hemingses of Monticello. Dunbar is a Professor of History at Rutgers University. She was a finalist for the National Book Award for her recent book, Never Caught, about the Washington family's runaway slave, Ona Judge.

Co-sponsored by The Kreeger Wolf Endowment in Weinberg College, One Book One Northwestern, The History Department, the Chabraja Center for Historical Studies, the Department of African American Studies, and the Program in American Studies

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