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Our Next UDARF Luncheon
When: Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Speaker: Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Blue and Gold Professor of Black American Studies and History
Topic: Never Caught: Ona Judge, The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave
Where: 120 Clayton Hall
Reservations: Must be made online. Click here to reserve.
About the speaker
(Information from http://www.history.udel.edu/ericaarmstrongdunbar/fac-bio/erica-armstrong-dunbar/)
Erica Armstrong Dunbar is Professor of Black American Studies and History at the University of Delaware. She has recently participated in several documentaries, including “Philadelphia: The Great Experiment” and “The Abolitionists,” an American Experience production on PBS. In 2011, Professor Dunbar was appointed the first director of the Program in African American History at the Library Company of Philadelphia. She has been the recipient of Ford, Mellon, and SSRC fellowships and most recently has been named an Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer.
Her first book, A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City was published by Yale University Press in 2008. Dunbar’s most recent book, Never Caught: Ona Judge, The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave will be published in 2017.
Checks ($19 per attendee) payable to the University of Delaware are due at the door. No cash nor credit/debit cards, please! Without a reservation, seating is not guaranteed. The absolute deadline for registrations is Tuesday, February 28, 2017, which is also the final date for canceling a reservation without charge. Be sure to note any dietary restrictions (vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, etc.) in the Comments box on the form.
Email UDARF at UDARF1743@gmail.com
UDARF Officers, 2016-2018:
President: Marian Palley
Vice President: Ron Martin
Secretary: Dick Sacher
Treasurer: Jim O’Neill
Past President: Robert Taggart