Welcome to UMD, Frederick Douglass A large crowd gathered in front of Hornbake Library on Wednesday, November 18 to dedicate Frederick Douglass Square. Members of the UMD community, local dignitaries and members of the Douglass family witnessed the fruition of a project five years in the making. READ MORE
Richard Price on Societal Views of Empire Price will be presenting a paper based on his upcoming book, Liberalism and Empire: Histories and Legacies. Price's focus in this book will be on the British Empire from the early nineteenth-century. READ MORE


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Taliaferro Hall 2110
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM