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Book Breaks – James G. Basker on Black Writers of the Founding Era

April 28, 2024
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Inspired by the struggle for independence, Black Americans made bold, insightful contributions to debates about the meaning of the Revolution and the future of the new nation. Join James G. Basker, president and CEO of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, for an eye-opening conversation about a vibrant and little-known aspect of American life and writing during a crucial formative period.

James G. Basker is president and CEO of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Richard Gilder Professor of Literary History at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Book Breaks is a weekly interview series with historians held on Zoom every Sunday at 2 pm ET (11 am PT) that is open to history enthusiasts of all ages.

The program and its archive are free for all teachers, students, and college faculty. Visit the Book Breaks page to learn more. The general public can purchase a one-year $25 subscription for full access to the program here.

Follow this link to signup today!

Organizer:

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
646-366-9666