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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 5:00pm
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.