Dr. Tera W. Hunter to Discuss African-American Marriage, Slavery, and Freedom in the 1800s - Adelphi University

Date: 02/18/13
Hours: 7pm
Ages: All
1 South Ave. - (516)877-4040
Garden City, NY 11530

Description: On Monday, February 18, Dr. Tera W. Hunter, professor of History and African American Studies at Princeton University will deliver the John Hope Franklin Distinguished Lecture on African-American marriage, slavery, and freedom in the 1800s. The lecture will cover the history of marriage among the enslaved, free blacks, and ex-slaves in the 19th century, as well as how recent marital patterns help us to understand "post-racial" America. The free event, part of Adelphi’s Black History Month celebrations, will take place in the Ruth S. Harley University Center in the Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom at 7:00 p.m., 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY.