Paula Connolly Speaks at Atkins@2 Million

Professor Paula Connolly was one of the speakers at the celebration Atkins Library's acquisition of its 2 millionth volume.  The book that marked the event was the important 6th edition of Olaudah Equiano's (1745-1797) The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (1789).  Dr. Connolly put the work in context as one of the very first slave narratives written in English, and one of the most important documents articulating the spirit of freedom, abolition, and human rights.