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Fordham University Symposium: Memorializing American Slavery

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)

New York, NY

Fordham University Symposium: Memorializing American Slavery

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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.



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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10037

Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)


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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.

Each Friday in February, we’ll spotlight a special item from the collection. This year, we're taking inspiration from our brand new exhibition, Motown: The Truth Is A Hit with a music theme. Learn fascinating Black History Month facts and be entered to win tickets to Motown: The Musical on Broadway! Sign up here



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515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th Street)

New York, NY 10037

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