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Lecture: Frederick Douglass in Britain and Ireland

  • University of Nottingham A01 Highfield House UPC University Park Nottingham, NG7 2RD UK (map)

The Politics of Cultural Memory: Frederick Douglass in Britain and Ireland

Location

A01 Highfield House UPC

Date(s)

Friday 10th June 2016 (19:00-20:30)

Contact

Organiser: Professor Stephen Hodkinson

Registration URL

https://isos-annual-lecture-2016.eventbrite.co.uk

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.

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