A Conversation with Greg Grandin about The Empire of Necessity

Monday, December 8, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Greg Grandin will discuss his recent book about The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World with GLC Director David Blight.


Selma (USA, 2015) 127 min. Movie Screening and Discussion 

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Introduced by Professor Matthew Jacobson, Acting Chair, African American Studies and followed by a discussion with Professors David Blight, Crystal Feimster, Jonathan Holloway, and Kobena Mercer 


Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

GLC Director David Blight sits down with Eric Foner, two-time Bancroft Prize and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, to discuss his new book, Gateway to Freedom, about the Underground Railroad in New York.