African Americans and the Classics: Antiquity, Abolition and Activism by Margaret Malamud book cover

“Communities for Empowerment: Antebellum African-American Literary and Debating Societies,” by Margaret Malamud (Black Classicism Series)

February 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
McCune Room, HSSB 6th Floor

Margaret Malamud is Professor of Ancient History and Islamic Studies at New Mexico State University, where she is also the S.P. and Margaret Manasse Research Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences. She is author of the acclaimed book Ancient Rome and Modern America (2009) and her articles have appeared in the scholarly collections African Athena (2012) and Ancient Slavery and Abolition (2011). Her latest book is African Americans and the Classics: Antiquity, Abolition, and Activism (2016).

This lecture is part of the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center’s Community Matters series; it is co-sponsored by the Argyropoulos Endowment for Hellenic Studies and the Departments of Black Studies and Classics.