David Roediger on race and emancipation

Roediger Poster_tnOn September 30, 2013, the Summersell Center will welcome David Roediger, Babcock Professor of History at the University of Illinois. Professor Roediger is one of the finest scholars of race in the United States, and will be delivering a lecture entitled “Emancipation from Below: The Jubilee of US Slaves and Freedom for All.” The lecture is free and open to the public and will take place at 5:30 pm in Gorgas Library room 205 on the University of Alabama campus. Cosponsored by the Departments of American Studies and Gender and Race Studies.