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The Brink of Freedom: Improvising Life in the 19th Century Atlantic World
David Kazanjian & Zahid Chaudhary in Conversation
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Labyrinth Books
122 Nassau Street
Princeton NJ 08542
609.497.1600

In The Brink of Freedom, David Kazanjian revises nineteenth-century conceptions of freedom by examining the ways black settler colonists in Liberia and Mayan rebels in Yucatán imagined how to live freely. The author will be joined for a discussion by Zahid Chaudhary, who spcializes in post-colonial studies.

David Kazanjian is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early AmericaZahid Chaudhary is Associate Professor of English at Princeton University and the author of Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth Century India.

Free and open to the public

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