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“Rutgers, Race, and Slavery,” a talk by Craig Steven Wilder

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Craig Steven Wilder (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), the author of several acclaimed works, including the award-winning study Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities (Bloomsbury), will speak on the history of Rutgers University and its role in the development of pre- and post- Revolutionary American culture and society. The talk will explore Rutgers’ and other early American colleges relationships to and role in the discourse of liberty and citizenship, the American chattel slave system, the development of the medicine in the United States.

This free program is presented by the Department of African American and African Studies, and co-sponsored by the Federated Department of History and the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience. The program is supported by a grant from the Community Foundation of New Jersey/Newark Celebration 350 Fund.

FREE & OPEN TO ALL Reception will follow the talk. Ebony & Ivy will be available for purchase.

 

Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
, , Reception
Event Tags:
African Studies, Clement A. Price Institute, Craig Steven Wilder, Culture, Ebony & Ivy, Ethnicity, , Race, Slavery
Website:
https://rutgersraceandslavery.eventbrite.com

Organizer

Department of African American and African Studies
Phone:
(973) 353-5528
Email:
afam@newark.rutgers.edu
Website:
http://www.ncas.rutgers.edu/afam

Venue

Rutgers-Newark, Dana LIbrary
Dana Room, University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102 United States