David Blight's speaking engagements:
For the academic year, 2013-14, Dr. Blight will be William Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions at Cambridge University, where he will be completing his new biography of Frederick Douglass.
August 10, 2013 1:00 pm
Keynote address commemorating the Shaw Memorial and the 54th Massachusetts Regiment. Augustus Saint Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH.
September 5, 2013
"Legacies of Emancipation," German Historical Institute, Washington, DC.
Oct. 21, 2013
"Emancipation and Its Legacies" (with Richard Blackett), Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Nov. 19, 2013
"The Historian Bruce Catton, His Work, and Legacy," annual Fortenbaugh lecture on the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, Gettysburg, PA.