51st Annual Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lecture

Please save the date for the 51st Annual Arthur L. Throckmorton Memorial Lecture.  The 2013 guest lecturer will be Greg Grandin, Professor of History at New York University.  Greg Grandin will discuss his new book, The Empire of Necessity, a true history of the events that inspired Herman Melville’s other masterpiece, Benito Cereno. The talk is entitled: “Who Aint a Slave:  Slavery in Fact and Melville’s Fiction.”