Convening Yale: Professor David Blight. ‘Frederick Douglass in His Times and in Ours’

Event time: 
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 11:45am to 12:15pm
Location: 
Edward P. Evans Hall - School of Management EVANS See map
165 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

David W. Blight is Sterling Professor of History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University. He previously taught at North Central College in Illinois, at Harvard University, and at Amherst College. In October of 2018, Simon and Schuster published his new biography of Frederick Douglass, entitled, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, which has won over seven book awards including the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, the Bancroft Prize for History, and the Francis Parkman Prize.
This conversation will be hosted by Shyam Sunder, James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance at Yale SOM.

Admission: 
Free but register in advance
A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants

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