Dr. Richard J. M. Blackett
Guest Lecture Sponsored by the Department of History
Introduction by Dr. Angela Murphy
Recorded on February 18, 2010
Richard Blackett holds the Andrew Jackson Chair of History at Vanderbilt University. His research focuses on the place of African Americans in the Atlantic world, particularly their efforts to end slavery and racial discrimination. He is the author, most recently, of Divided Hearts: Britain and the American Civil War (2001).