Henry Louis Gates, Jr. [RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 15th]

presents

Stony the Road:
Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

in conversation with ERIC FONER

This event has been RESCHEDULED to MONDAY, APRIL 15 at 7PM.

Date

Apr
11
Thursday
April 11, 2019
7:00 PM

Location

First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

$8.00 (general entrance) - On Sale Now

Update: This event has been rescheduled for April 15th

This event has been rescheduled to Monday, April 15 at 7pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Details for the rescheduled event can be found here.  Any ticket holders unable to attend the rescheduled date should email info@harvard.com for a refund.

Eric Foner
Eric Foner

Eric Foner

Eric Foner is the DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University. He is one of only two persons to serve as President of the Organization of American Historians, American Historical Association, and Society of American Historians. He has also been the curator of several museum exhibitions, including the prize-winning "A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln," at the Chicago Historical Society. His book The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize in 2011. His latest book is Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad.

Photo Credit: Daniella Zalcman

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and founding Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. An Emmy Award–winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder, Professor Gates has authored or co-authored twenty-four books and created twenty documentary films, including Finding Your Roots and Reconstruction: America after the Civil War. His six-part PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Historical Program-Long Form.

Photo credit: Peter Simon

This event has been rescheduled to Monday, April 15 at 7pm. We apologize for any inconvenience. Details for the rescheduled event can be found at www.harvard.com/event/henry_louis_gates_jr3/.  Any ticket holders unable to attend the rescheduled date should email info@harvard.com for a refund.

First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Walking from the Harvard Square T station: 2 minutes

As you exit the station, cross Mass. Ave. and look for the newsstand called Crimson Corner. Turn right and proceed north along Mass. Ave. going toward the Cambridge Common. You will pass the Harvard Coop, Bank of America, and CVS. The First Parish Church is located at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Church St. Please enter through the front door of the church.

Co-Sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research

The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University supports research on the history and culture of people of African descent the world over and provides a forum for collaboration and the ongoing exchange of ideas. Learn more at hutchinscenter.fas.harvard.edu.

Co-Sponsored by Mass Humanities

Mass Humanities

Mass Humanities conducts and supports programs that use history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and improve civic life in Massachusetts. Learn more at masshumanities.org.

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