March 30 – Matthew Karp – This Vast Southern Empire

Book Talk: Matthew Karp on This Vast Southern Empire

Matthew Karp will discuss his new book This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy (Harvard University Press, 2016) on Thursday, March 30 (4:30 PM) at the Tamiment Library. A reception with wine and cheese will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.

Matthew Karp is an Assistant Professor of History at Princeton University. His work has appeared in Jacobin magazine, where he is a contributing editor, and The Nation, the Wall Street Journal, Boston Review, and Public Books. This Vast Southern Empire is his first book.

Copies of This Vast Southern Empire will be available for purchase.

RSVP: email tamiment.events[at]nyu.edu with guest name(s) & event title. 

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