Past Programs

On May 6, 2015, Marcus Rediker presented Ghosts of Amistad, a documentary by Tony Buba, based on Rediker’s book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom .…

 

Eric Foner’s Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad is the winner of the New-York Historical Society’s 2016 American History Book Prize. In February 2015, Foner, a…

 

Long after Brown University paved the way in 2003, Georgetown, Princeton, Columbia and other institutions are addressing their ties to slavery. To better understand this past and its links to the…