In celebration of Black History Month, the San Diego Public Library and the University of San Diego are proud to present noted author and professor Anne C. Bailey. A graduate of Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania, Anne C. Bailey is a Professor of History at the State University of New York at Binghamton. She is also the Director of the university’s Harriet Tubman Center for Freedom and Equity. Bailey is committed to a concept of “living history” in which events of the past are connected to current and contemporary issues. She has been researching and writing about the public memory of slavery and freedom for much of her writing and academic career. Register now for this highly anticipated event at: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/pdpw9qos.
USD affiliates can access an electronic version of Professor Bailey’s book, ‘The Weeping Time : Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History through Copley Library’s online catalog. Her book is also available for purchase through The San Diego Public Library Shop’s Bookshop.org site: https://bit.ly/3j0PoPJ. All proceeds support the San Diego Public Library.