College Events

  • Slavery, Race, and the Long Road to Freedom in Jeffersonian New Jersey
    Nov 17, 2016 @ 12:00 AM - Nov 17, 2016 @ 11:59 PM

    James Gigantino II, Associate Professor of History at the University of Arkansas, will speak about Slavery, Race, and the Long Road to Freedom in Jeffersonian New Jersey. He is a native of Cranford, New Jersey, and earned his PhD in History at the University of Georgia in 2010.  James is the author of The Ragged Road to Abolition:  Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), which was recently awarded book prizes by the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance and the New Jersey Historical Commission.

    On behalf of the Jefferson Lecture Committee, I hope you will be able to join us at at this event!

    Time: TBD (either 9:30 or 11:00 am start time)


    Location: Ballroom C