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White Fund Presentation by Emmy Award Winning Historian Christine Kinealy
March 4, 2018, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Don’t Miss This White Fund Presentation by Christine Kinealy on “How Ireland Changed Frederick Douglass”
Professor Kinealy will share her extensive research on the special relationship between Frederick Douglass and Ireland. A fugitive slave, Frederick Douglass sought refuge in Ireland in 1845, following the publication of his “Narrative” He referred to this time as the ‘happiest moments’ of his life.
Kinealy is a director of the Frederick Douglass Ireland Project, and is currently completing a book on Frederick Douglass and Ireland. In 2017. She won an Emmy for her contribution to the documentary, “The Great Hunger and the Irish Diaspora”. She has published extensively on modern Ireland, with a focus on the Great Hunger, and has worked in educational and research institutes in Dublin, Belfast, and England.
Presented by NECC, The White Fund Enlightenment Lecture Series is free and open to the public.