The Politics of Cultural Memory: Frederick Douglass in Britain and Ireland
A01 Highfield House UPC
Friday 10th June 2016 (19:00-20:30)
Organiser: Professor Stephen Hodkinson
Institute for the Study of Slavery (ISOS), 2016 Annual Public Lecture
Professor Alan Rice, University of Central Lancashire, will speak on the subject:
“The Politics of Cultural Memory: Frederick Douglass in Britain and Ireland (1845-2016)”
Alan Rice is Professor of English and American Studies at UCLAN and Director of its Institute for Black Atlantic Research. He is author of Radical Narratives of the Black Atlantic (Continuum 2003) and Creating Memorials, Building Identities: The Politics of Memory in the Black Atlantic (Liverpool UP 2010). He has led several collaborative projects with museums and community organisations, such as the Slave trade Arts Memorial Project (STAMP) in Lancaster and the exhibition Trade and Empire: Remembering Slavery, at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester.