Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Upcoming Exhibit and Conference: "Proclaiming Emancipation: Slavery and Freedom in the Era of the Civil War"


Exhibit
October 15, 2012 - February 18, 2013
Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, Room 100 Gallery

Martha S. Jones and Clayton Lewis, curators. Sponsored by the Program in Race, Law & History and the William L. Clements Library, in cooperation with the Hatcher Graduate Library. It will feature rarities from the Clements and other sources.

Conference
Friday, October 26, 2012
Graduate Library Room 100 Gallery and Clements Library Great Hall

The objective is to develop a critical analysis of this complex moment in the history of slavery and emancipation in the United States and the world.

Featuring:
Eric Foner, Columbia University, History
Thavolia Glymph, Duke University, History
Martha S. Jones, University of Michigan Law, History, and Afroamerican and African Studies
Kate Masur, Northwestern University, History
William J. Novak, University of Michigan, Law and History
James Oakes, CUNY Graduate Center, History
Leslie Rowland, University of Maryland, History
Rebecca J. Scott, University of Michigan, Law and History
Michael Vorenberg, Brown University, History
John Witt, Yale Law School

The Keynote address by Pulitzer Prize winner Eric Foner, of Columbia University, will be at the Great Hall of the Clements.

Classes and groups are welcome to visit the exhibit Proclaiming Emancipation. To schedule a visit, please contact Clayton Lewis or Martha Jones.

See Upcoming Events at the University of Michigan Law School Program in Race, Law, and History for more information.

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