Thursday, February 14, 2008

February 28: E.P. Thompson Lecture

The XV Annual E.P. Thompson Memorial Lecture Working Class History Seminar/Department of History University of Pittsburgh

University of Toledo

"Magna Carta Manifesto"

Thursday, February 28, 2008, 7:30 PM
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
University of Pittsburgh Oakland Campus
Free and open to the public
Reception to follow

Peter Linebaugh is Professor of History at the University of Toledo. He studied with E.P. Thompson at the University of Warwick. He is author of *The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century* (Allen Lane, 1991), *The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic* (Beacon Press, 2000). His most recent book is *Magna Carta Manifesto*, just published by the University of California Press.

"There is not a more important historian living today.

--Robin D.G. Kelley, author of *Freedom Dreams*

For more information: Marcus Rediker (412) 648-7452 or

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