Tuesday, December 1, 2020

ARHU Dean's Colloquium on Race, Equity and Justice, featuring Richard Bell

Please join Dean Thornton Dill at the final Colloquium on Race, Equity and Justice of the fall semester, featuring Dr. Richard Bell. Dr. Bell will discuss his book, "Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home." Professor Bell is a leading expert on American history between 1750 and 1877, and will focus his remarks at the colloquium on African American political culture and the story behind his book, which is a finalist for both The George Washington Prize and the Harriet Tubman Prize. 

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Time: 9 - 10 a.m.
Location: Zoom 

Dr. Bell is also author of two other books as well as several journal articles, and has held research fellowships at more than two dozen libraries and institutes. Over the last decade, he has served as a fellow at Cambridge University, Yale University, Library of Congress and as an NEH Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society. He is a frequent speaker on C-Span and for the Smithsonian Institution.

A zoom link will be sent to all registered participants approximately 24-hours prior to the event. The event will be recorded and archived for future viewing on ARHU's website. This is an ARHU TerrapinSTRONG event.

For more information, please contact Ashley Richerson Miller at arichers@umd.edu