My OAH Tribute: Stephanie M. H. Camp & Deborah Gray White
Deboray Gray White / Stephanie M. H. Camp

My OAH Tribute: Stephanie M. H. Camp & Deborah Gray White

Originally posted on Diaspora Hypertext, the Blog:
Stephanie M. H. Camp _______________ Below is the full-text of the talk I gave at the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting last week. The panel was titled “Expanding the Boundaries: Power and Voice in African American Women’s and Gender History.” A separate reflection on the panel itself…

ARTICLES: Slavery and Emancipation in <i>The Journal of the Civil War Era</i>
Beth Barton Schweiger / Brian P. Luskey / Nicole Etcheson / Steven Hahn

ARTICLES: Slavery and Emancipation in The Journal of the Civil War Era

Steven Hahn. “Slave Emancipation, Indian Peoples, and the Projects of a New American Nation-State.” The Journal of the Civil War Era 3, no. 3 (2013): 307–330. “At the very time he was drafting the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in September 1862, President Abraham Lincoln dispatched one of his generals, John Pope, to Minnesota with orders to … Continue reading

Alex Borucki / Paul Lokken

ARTICLES: Borucki and Lokken in May 2013 HAHR

Articles of interest in the May 2013 Hispanic American Historical Review. Alex Borucki, “Shipmate Networks and Black Identities in the Marriage Files of Montevideo, 1768–1803.” Hispanic American Historical Review 93, no. 2 (May 1, 2013): 205–238. Abstract: The experience of enslaved Africans in the Atlantic crossing redefined the meanings of the nomenclature emerging from the slave … Continue reading

Charlton W. Yingling / Heather Miyano Kopelson

ARTICLES: Kopelson and Yingling on Archive and Press in Caribbean, U.S.

Articles of interest in Early American Studies (volume 11:2): Heather Miyano Kopelson, “‘One Indian and a Negroe, the First Thes Ilands Ever Had’: Imagining the Archive in Early Bermuda.” Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 11, no. 2 (2013): 272–313. Abstract: The early generations of enslaved and bonded Africans and Indians in Bermuda were essential to … Continue reading

FORUM on the International Underground Railroad Memorial
Adam Arenson / Karolyn Smardz Frost / Linda K. Kerber / Nora Faires

FORUM on the International Underground Railroad Memorial

The January 2013 issue of the Journal of American Ethnic History hosts a forum on the International Underground Railroad Memorial: Faires, Nora. “Across the Border to Freedom: The International Underground Railroad Memorial and the Meanings of Migration.” Journal of American Ethnic History 32, no. 2 (January 1, 2013): 38–67. Kerber, Linda K. “Crossing Borders.” Journal … Continue reading

ARTICLE/JOURNAL: Radical History Review Special Issue: Haitian Lives/Global Perspectives
A. Naomi Paik / Amy Chazkel / April Mayes / Carlos Ulises Decena / David Geggus / Gary Wilder / Jane K. Lipman / Jerry Philogene / Karen Sotiropoulos / Kiran Jayaram / Leah Gordon / Lorelle D. Semley / Matthew J. Smith / Melina Pappademos / Paul Cheney / Peter James Hudson / Simon R. Doubleday / Toussaint Losier / Yolanda C. Martín / Yveline Alexis

ARTICLE/JOURNAL: Radical History Review Special Issue: Haitian Lives/Global Perspectives

The Winter 2013 Radical History Review is a special issue: “Haitian Lives/Global Perspectives.” From the introduction: As several of the essays in this issue explain, in the years since Michel-Rolph Trouillot famously showed that the Haitian Revolution was “unthinkable” and its his- tory relegated to silence, the country’s history has gone from “hidden” and “unknow- … Continue reading

Weekend Reading: The Public Archive on “Radical Black Cities”
Alejandro de la Fuente / Carla L. Peterson / Leslie M. Harris / See Tags

Weekend Reading: The Public Archive on “Radical Black Cities”

This week, The Public Archive published its fourth installment on Radical Black Reading.  The subject was race, urbanity, black geographies, and sense of place: In this, The Public Archive’s fourth installment of Radical Black Reading,* we hope to contribute to an informal conversation about the history, plight, and future of Black cities – and towards the … Continue reading

ARTICLE: Coghe on Liberated Africans in Mid-Nineteenth Century Luanda
Samuel Coghe

ARTICLE: Coghe on Liberated Africans in Mid-Nineteenth Century Luanda

Samuël Coghe, “The Problem of Freedom in a Mid Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Slave Society: The Liberated Africans of the Anglo-Portuguese Mixed Commission in Luanda (1844–1870).” Slavery & Abolition 33, no. 3 (2012): 479–500. “In the mid nineteenth century, the Anglo-Portuguese Mixed Commission in Luanda liberated 137 Africans from the slave trade. The liberated Africans then became … Continue reading

Elaine allen Lechtreck / Emma T. Lucas-Darby / James M. Davidson / Keith A. Dye / Pero Gaglo Dagbovie / Ronald W. Walters / V. P. Franklin

ARTICLE: Davidson on Ex-Slave Reparations in the Early 20th Century United States

James M. Davidson, “Encountering the Ex-Slave Reparations Movement from the Grave:  The National Industrial Council and National Liberty Party, 1901-1907.” Journal of African American History 97, no. 1–2 (Winter-Spring 2012): 13–38. First Paragraph: “The call for reparations for those who suffered under the blight of slavery and its aftermath is one increasingly heard today, but … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Rice x Caryl Phillips on African Atlantic Memory
Alan Rice / Anne Eichmann / Caryl Phillips / Charles Forsdick / Johanna C. Kardux / Lubaina Hamid / Marian Gwyn / Senam Okudzeto

INTERVIEW: Rice x Caryl Phillips on African Atlantic Memory

Alan Rice. “A Home for Ourselves in the World: Caryl Phillips on Slave Forts and Manillas as African Atlantic Sites of Memory.” Atlantic Studies 9, no. 3 (2012): 363–372. Abstract “This interview with the black Atlantic writer Caryl Phillips focuses on his non-fiction works and interrogates his ideas on the African diaspora and memorialisation, paying … Continue reading