Professor Graham Hodges, the George Dorland Langdon Jr. Professor of History and Africana Studies at Colgate University, will deliver the 2023 Louis Faugères Bishop III Lecture, "Researching the Underground Railroad in the Digital Age," on March 23 at 4:00 p.m.
Professor Hodges is the author of numerous books, including several related to African Americans in New Jersey. He has directed eight National Endowment for the Humanities summer teacher institutes on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad.
The Bishop Lectures feature diverse topics on book and manuscript collecting, printing history, and the use of rare books and manuscripts. The series is named in memory of Louis Faugères Bishop Jr.’s son, a prominent cardiologist and book lover who helped build one of the excellent New York private libraries at the New York Racquet Club.
Registration is required.