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The Reuben A. and Cheryl Casselberry Munday Distinguished Lecture with Craig Steven Wilder

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 5:00pm

Klarman Hall
232 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

Craig Steven Wilder will give the lecture entitled

Renaissance​ Flatbush:  Slavery and Education in Early-National New York

Craig Steven Wilder studies American urban, intellectual, and cultural history. His most recent book is Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities (2013). A professor of history at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology and a recipient of the Columbia University Medal of Excellence, he serves as a senior fellow in the Bard Prison Initiative which provides higher education and opportunity to incarcerated men and women, and he has advised numerous public history projects, including historical documentaries and museum exhibits.

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Lecture

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Africana Studies and Research Center

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Contact E-Mail

dlp254@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Donna Pinnisi

Contact Phone

607-255-4291

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