Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture

Starts:
7:00 pm on Monday, December 2, 2019
Ends:
8:30 pm on Monday, December 2, 2019
Location:
Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave.
URL:
http://bostonu.imodules.com/s/1759/2-bu/2col.aspx?sid=1759&gid=2&pgid=7487&cid=14359&ecid=14359&crid=0&calpgid=1050&calcid=2086

This year’s Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture will be presented by David W. Blight, Sterling Professor of History at Yale University. The lecture is free and open to the public.

David W. Blight is a teacher, scholar and public historian. At Yale University he is Sterling Professor of History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. He previously taught at Amherst College for thirteen years. In 2013-14 he was the William Pitt Professor of American History at Cambridge University, UK, and in 2010-11, Blight was the Rogers Distinguished Fellow in 19th century American History at the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA. During the 2006-07 academic year he was a fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Writers and Scholars, New York Public Library. His latest book is a new full biography, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, published in October, 2018 by Simon and Schuster. For a full biography, visit www.davidwblight.com