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Marshall Center 2020 Conference on Frederick Douglass

Friday, March 20

8:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Panel 1: Frederick Douglass's America - And Ours

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  
Panel 2: Statesmanship in Frederick Douglass's Life and Thought

1:15 - 3 p.m.

Panel 3: The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass

3:15 - 3:45 p.m. 
Closing Remarks
 

Panel 1: Frederick Douglass's America - And Ours

8:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Chair and Moderator: Corey Walker, University of Richmond

Women in the World of Frederick Douglass
Leigh Fought, Le Moyne College

Frederick Douglass's Constitution
James Oakes, City University of New York

Panel 2: Statesmanship in Frederick Douglass's Life and Thought

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Chair and Moderator: Julian Hayter, University of Richmond

The Political Imagination of Douglass's The Heroic Slave
Nolan Bennett, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Douglass and Lincoln
Lucas Morel, Washington & Lee University

Frederick Douglass: The Agitator as Statesman
Peter Myers, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

 

Panel 3: The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass

1:15 - 3 p.m.
Chair and Moderator: Dan Schillinger, University of Richmond

Liberty and Responsibility in the Thought of Frederick Douglass
Nicholas Buccola, Linfield College

Political Thought in the Shadow of Frederick Douglass
Neil Roberts, Williams College

Aspirational American Exceptionalism
Lucy Williams, Brigham Young University

 

Closing Remarks and Dialogue
3:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Edward L. Ayers, University of Richmond
David W. Blight, Yale University

2020 Conference on Frederick Douglass

This conference is open to University of Richmond students, faculty, and staff members and is co-sponsored by the Jepson School of Leadership Studies.

Marshall Center Contact Information

Daniel Palazzolo
Co-director

Terry L. Price
Co-director

Katherine Rockwell
Administrative Coordinator
(804) 484-1560