[PAST EVENT] Free lecture by celebrated historian Mary Kelley

May 7, 2016
Blow Memorial Hall, Room 201
262 Richmond Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
The event is free and open to the public. It takes place in room 201, Blow Hall, on the campus of William & Mary. Parking is available.

Professor Kelley will deliver ?The Difference of Color,? an exploration of the literary and pictorial practices of African American women who read and wrote antislavery. A question and answer period and light reception will follow.

The Council Lecture series is offered as part of the Omohundro Institute?s ongoing commitment to excellence in Early American scholarship and is meant for both scholarly and non-scholarly audiences. Please contact Martha Howard at 757-221-1115 or [[Martha.Howard]] for more information.

Mary Kelley is the Ruth Bordin Collegiate Professor of History, American Culture, and Women?s Studies at the University of Michigan. In 2014, she was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is the author, co-author, and editor of eight books, including Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life.

Housed on the campus of William & Mary, the oldest public university in America, the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture has produced over 200 monographs, many award-winning, and is the publisher of the leading journal in the field of early American history, the William & Mary Quarterly. Their scope encompasses the history and culture of North America from circa 1450 to 1820 and includes related developments in Africa, the British Isles, the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America.

For more information visit {{http://www.oieahc.wm.edu, OIEAHC}}.