The University of Maryland will welcome distinguished professor of American history, David W. Blight, to campus on Monday, February 5, 2018. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Civil Rights Activist Frederick Douglass, Blight will deliver a public talk entitled, “’My Voice, My Pen, My Vote’: Frederick Douglass’s Legacies in Our Own Time.”
The talk will take place in the Atrium of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park. The event is free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required.
This event is part of Douglass 200, a year-long initiative by the University of Maryland, led by Professor of History Ira Berlin, to commemorate the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass.