Talk with Prof. Marcus Rediker: Prophet against Slavery: Benjamin Lay, Atlantic Abolitionist

Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

Prof. Marcus Rediker is Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University of Pittsburgh. His books and essays have been published in fourteen languages. His most recent work is Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail (Beacon Press, 2014). He is producer of the prize-winning documentary film Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels (2014), directed by Tony Buba.

RSVPs are required for this event. Please email [email protected] to attend.

This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, the John Carter Brown Library, and the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America.