"Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass"

Fred Morsell, a professional actor and educator nationally known for his portrayal of 19th-century hero Frederick Douglass, will perform the play, “Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass,” at The Pigott Theatre on Wednesday, October 12th at 7:30 pm. The event is open to the public without charge. 

Douglass, who was born in Maryland in 1818, escaped from slavery at the age of 20 and became a prominent anti-slavery and women’s rights advocate. He published a newspaper, advised President Abraham Lincoln, and achieved fame as a writer, orator, and public official. In 1848 he defended the controversial principle of women’s suffrage at the first Woman’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY.

 

When:
Wednesday, October 12, 2011. 7:30 PM.
Approximate duration of 2.5 hour(s).
Where:
The Pigott Theatre (551 Serra Mall, in Memorial Hall across from the Hoover Tower) (Map)
Audience:
Faculty/Staff
Alumni/Friends
General Public
Students
Tags:
Performance
Humanities
Drama
Arts
Sponsor:
Introduction to the Humanities (IHUM), Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Department of Drama, African & African American Studies, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Department of Communication, American Studies Program, Institute for Diversity in the Arts (IDA), Department of English
Contact:
650-725-1477
monica.moore@stanford.edu
Admission:

The event is free and open to the public.

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