Sarah Lawrence College Gerda Lerner Lecture Series with Stephen O’Connor: Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings

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Thursday, December 1, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Description

Stephen O’Connor will discuss his most recent book, and debut novel, in which he uses contemporary documents and narrative fiction to explore the fraught “relationship” between Thomas Jefferson and his slave, Sally Hemmings.

Stephen O’Connor teaches in the MFA writing program at Sarah Lawrence College and is the author of the novel, Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings, as well as two collections of short fiction, Here Comes Another Lesson and Rescue, and of two works of nonfiction, “Will My Name Be Shouted Out?”: a Memoir and Orphan Trains: The Story of Charles Loring Brace and the Children He Saved and Failed.



Event Location and Ticket Information

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Slonim House Living Room
915 Kimball Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Times: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: College Events
Presenter Phone: 9143952412
Presenter Website: https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/news-events/events/2016-2017/2016-12-01-the_gerda_lerner_lec-eid214769.html



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