Dramatic story of an escape from slavery to be subject of a May 18 talk

Barbara McCaskill, an associate professor of English at the University of Georgia, will speak on “The Rise and Fall of William and Ellen Craft, Fugitives from Slavery in Georgia” May 18 at 3 p.m. in the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.┬áBased on her recent book from UGA Press, “Love, Liberation, and Escaping Slavery: William and Ellen Craft in Cultural Memory,” McCaskill’s talk will be followed by a reception and book signing. The event is open free to the public.

 
 
 

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