2011/2012 Lectures

American Oracle: A Discussion with the Author

Monday, September 26, 2011. 5:30 p.m.

David W. Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History and Director, Gilder Lehrman Center

Caryl Phillips, Professor of English, Yale University


Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking in Historical Perspective

Monday, December 5, 2011. 4:30 p.m.

Siddharth Kara, Douglass Prize-Winning Author

James Brewer Stewart, James Wallace Professor of History Emeritus, Macalester College


The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans, A Book Talk & Discussion with the Author

Monday, April 16, 2012. 4:30 p.m

Lawrence N. Powell, James H. Clark Endowed Chair in American Civilization and Director, New Orleans Gulf South Center, Tulane University


Slaves Waiting for Sale: Slavery and the Victorian Art World

Wednesday, April 25 2012. 5:30 p.m

Maurie McInnis, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia