Event Details

Frederick Douglass and the Promise of America: An Evening to Mark the Douglass Bicentennial

An AWC Family Foundation Lecture by Lucas Morel

This event is co-sponsored by the Douglass Leadership Institute.

February 13, 2018

6:00 P.M. Doors Open | 6:30 P.M. Talk | Reception to Follow


Lucas Morel is professor of politics and head of the Politics Department at Washington and Lee University. He earned his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University. A trustee of the Supreme Court Historical Society and former president of the Abraham Lincoln Institute, Dr. Morel is a consultant on the Library of Congress exhibits on Lincoln and the Civil War. He is a former member of the scholarly board of advisors for the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, and he was recently appointed to the U.S. Semiquincentennial Commission, which will plan activities to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Founding of the United States of America. He is the author of Lincoln’s Sacred Effort: Defining Religion’s Role in American Self-Government and editor or co-editor of Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages, Ralph Ellison and the Raft of Hope: A Political Companion to “Invisible Man,” and The New Territory: Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century.

  • When: Tue Feb. 13
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Address: 227 Massachusetts Ave
    Washington DC,US 20002

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