Jupiter Hammon was a slave during the time of the American Revolution and his beliefs about freedom and equality will discussed on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
A panel will discuss Hammon’s religious beliefs and how they influenced his perspective on freedom, equality, writing and the exchange of ideas as an act of resistance. Hammon’s work is believed to be important in understanding American history and literature.
The panel will feature Jessie Erickson of the University of Delaware, teacher and writer Malik Work, and Phillip Richards of Colgate University.
This panel is free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be done online.