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Slavery’s Reach: Southern Slaveholders in the North Star State ♥ ★

Thursday, Feb 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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The Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy presents


Slavery’s Reach: Southern Slaveholders in the North Star State


Book Talk with Professor Christopher P. Lehman &

Chancellor’s Professor Michele Goodwin




Join Chancellor’s Professor Michele Goodwin and Professor Christopher P. Lehman in conversation about his latest book, Slavery’s Reach: Southern Slaveholders in the North Star State, which explores the flow of money from southern slave plantations to Minnesota’s business and real estate properties, exposing the hidden history of northern complicity in building slaveholder wealth.


Thursday, February 13, 2020

12:00 – 1:00 pm

UCI School of Law, Room 3500




Christopher P. Lehman is a professor of ethnic studies at St. Cloud State University and currently serves as chair of the Department of Ethnic, Gender, and Women’s Studies. In the summer of 2011, he was a visiting scholar at Harvard University for the National Endowment for the Humanities’s Institute “African American Struggles for Freedom and Civil Rights, 1865-1965.” He is the author of six books, the most recent of which is Slavery’s Reach: Southern Slaveholders in the North Star State.




After the event, copies of Professor Lehman’s book will be available for purchase and signing.

This event is free and open to the public.

Light lunch will be served.

Please RSVP, as space is limited.




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UCI guest parking is $2/hour.


For more information, or to request reasonable accommodations for a disability, please contact the CBGHP Center Coordinator.



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