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Helena Hicks Speakers’ Series | Sunday, December 8, 2019 | 3-4:30 p.m.

desomeaux

Featured Speaker for the month of December: Daniel Desormeaux, William D. and Robin Mayer Professor and Head of the French Subdivision, Johns Hopkins University. About the Lecture: “Alexandre Dumas Père: 19th Century Black Writers in France”. Location: Sharp Street Memorial Church, Baltimore, MD

Helena Hicks Speakers’ Series | Sunday, October 20, 2019 | 3-4:30 p.m.

Nathan Connolly

Featured Speaker for the month of October: N.D.B. Connolly, Herbert Baxter Adams Associate Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University. About the Lecture: “A Time of Scorching Irony: Black Wisdom for our Current Century” In his famous 1853 speech, “What to the Slave is the 4th of July,” Frederick Douglass described the 1850s, the doorstep of the […]

Helena Hicks Speakers’ Series | Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 | 3-4:30 p.m.

robbie shilliam

Featured Speaker for the month of September: Robbie Shilliam, Professor of International Relations, Johns Hopkins University. About the Lecture: “Thinking Through Fascism Today by Looking to the Past: From Mussolini’s Italy to Trump’s America” at Sharp Street Memorial Church. Political commentators and human rights advocates have often called Donald Trump’s policies and proclivities ‘fascist.’ Whether […]