'The Republican and the Revolutionary: Abraham Lincoln and Karl Marx'
Robin Blackburn, Professor of Sociology, Essex University; and Professor of Historical Studies, New School University
November 11, 2009
3rd Floor Levis Faculty Center
The lecture is free and open to the public. This event is co-sponsored by a gift in honor of Timothy Garmager, the History Department, Chancellor's Office and Center for Advanced Study (www.history.uiuc.edu).
About the Speaker
Robin Blackburn is a Professor of Sociology at Essex University and currently a Visiting Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies at the New School University. Long the editor of New Left Review, he has published two bold and highly acclaimed analyses of the rise and decline of slavery in the western hemisphere -- The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800 and The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery, 1776-1848.