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Our lecture this week is presented by the American and New England Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Our speaker is New York University history professor, Greg Grandin.  Professor Grandin’s lecture is titled “The Empire of Necessity: Herman Melville and the Problem of New World Slavery.”

This program aired on May 10, 2015.

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