Centre for the Americas Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday 22 February 2012, 6.00PM

Speaker(s): Professor Philip D. Morgan

We are delighted to announce that Professor Philip D. Morgan, will be delivering the inaugural lecture for the Department of History's new Centre for the Americas on Wednesday 22 February at 6pm, 'A Tale of Two Hamiltons: North American-Caribbean Crossings in the Eighteenth Century.'

Professor Morgan is the Harry C. Black Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University and this years Harmsworth Professor at Oxford. His publications include Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (1998), which won the Bancroft Prize, American Historical Association Albert J. Beveridge Award, Frederick Douglass Prize and Jacques Barzun Prize.

A drinks reception will follow. All are welcome.

Location: Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building

Admission: Admission is free and open to all - no ticket required

Email: alex.goodall@york.ac.uk

Telephone: 01904 322924