Book launch and press tour of "If I Survive: Frederick Douglass and Family in the Walter O. Evans Collection"

Bernier, C. (Speaker), Taylor, A. (Speaker)

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Description

The official launch of the book "If I Survive: Frederick Douglass and Family in the Walter O. Evans Collection", edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier and Andrew Taylor (with a foreword by Robert S. Levine and an afterword by Kim F. Hall) was accompanied by a number of public talks and readings in Europe and the US, the majority of which were open and free to the public.

In the US, talks were held at:
Reginald Lewis Museum - September 5, 2018
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site - September 6, 2018
MD Historical Archives - September 7, 2018
Frederick Douglass Honor Society, Easton - September 8, 2018
University of Rochester - September 10, 2018
Rochester Public Library - September 10, 2018
North Star Books, Rochester, NY - September 12, 2018
Barnard College - September 14, 2018
Nantucket Atheneum - September 16, 2018
New Bedford Historical Society - September 17, 2018
Massachusetts Historical Society - September 17, 2018

In Europe, talks were held at:
Paris Frederick Douglass Conference (If I Survive Roundtable) - October 12, 2018
Newcastle University - October 18, 2018
Alloway, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum - October 21, 2018
Glasgow City Waterstones - October 25, 2018
Eccles Centre British Library - October 30, 2018
Newcastle Upon Tyne Book Festival - 1 December, 2018
NLS Open Book Session - 4 December, 2018
NLS East Meets West Session - 7 December, 2018
Dalkeith Midlothian Society - 11 December, 2018

Public lectures will continue between April and June 2019 in connection with the exhibit of the W.O. Evans collection at the National Gallery of Art.
Period5 Sep 201811 Dec 2018
Held atSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
Degree of RecognitionInternational