Facing Slavery’s Legacy at Georgetown University
- Date: Thursday, November 03, 2016 - Friday, November 04, 2016
- Time: 11:00 pm
- Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC
Adam Rothman, professor of history at Georgetown, discusses the university’s roots in the slave economy of early America and their implications for today. He describes university efforts to research its history and reach out to descendants of the Maryland Jesuit slave community. Rothman is part of the university’s Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation.
Presented by the National Archives in partnership with the Historical Society of Washington, DC, as the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Lecture to open the 43rd Annual Conference on DC History.
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