PHILIP ROTH LECTURE SERIES FEATURES AMERICAN HISTORIAN SEAN WILENTZ

PHILIP ROTH LECTURE SERIES FEATURES AMERICAN HISTORIAN SEAN WILENTZ

When

Mon, Nov 4, 2019    
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Where

Centennial Hall
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ, Newark, NJ

Event Type

The Newark Public Library continues its Philip Roth Lecture Series with a lecture by celebrated author and leading American history scholar, Sean Wilentz. Mr. Wilentz, a preeminent Princeton University professor, will present a lecture called “American Slavery, American Antislavery.”  After his retirement, Mr. Roth turned his attention exclusively to studying American history and chose Mr. Wilentz to be his guide. Mr. Wilentz is the author of a wide range of books including The Rise of American Democracy, No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding, and Bob Dylan in America. Admission is free and valet parking is available. Doors open at 5:30 pm. For more more information, contact Tatiana Cruz, [email protected] and 201-957-7163.