Underground Railroad Scholar Talks Slavery in America

When:
October 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
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Where:
Harris Theater, George Mason University
4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kara Oakleaf
703.993.3986

Spencer Crew, a distinguished Robinson Professor will discuss the historical context of slavery in America as a preview to Colson Whitehead’s discussion of his award-winning novel The Underground Railroad. Crew spent six years as president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and twenty years working at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Let Crew orient you in this crucial point of American history.