Online Now! “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans” by Me (@jmjafrx)
Jessica Marie Johnson

Online Now! “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans” by Me (@jmjafrx)

Originally posted on Diaspora Hypertext, the Blog:
VERY EXCITED to announce this…. My journal article, “Death Rites as Birthrights in Atlantic New Orleans: Kinship and Race in the Case of María Teresa v. Perine Dauphine,” is in the next issue of Slavery & Abolition…and it is LIVE online RIGHT NOW at Taylor & Francis. Jessica…

EDITED: Meuwese and Fortin on Biographies & the Atlantic World
Bryan Sinche / Charlotte Carrington / Christian Crouch / Christopher Albi / Edward E. Andrews / Emma Christopher / Jeffrey A. Fortin / Kevin Dawson / Laura Chiemlewski / Mariana P. Candido / Mark Meuwese / Omar H. Ali / Sandra Rebok

EDITED: Meuwese and Fortin on Biographies & the Atlantic World

Mark Meuwese and Jeffrey A. Fortin, eds. Atlantic Biographies: Individuals and Peoples in the Atlantic World. Leiden: BRILL, 2013. via BRILL: Continue reading

Joan W. Peters

WEB/SOURCE: Joan Peters’ Slave and Free Negro Records Digitized

via Prince William County, Virginia Digital Library “The latest addition to our Digital Library is Joan W. Peters’ work, Slave and Free Negro Records from the Prince William County Court Minute and Order Books, 1752-1763, 1766-1769, 1804-1806, 1812-1814, 1833-1865 (Broad Run, Va.: Albemarle Research, 1996). Click on the following link http://eservice.pwcgov.org/library/digitalLibrary/index.htm and find it under … Continue reading

BOOK: Clark on Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic
Emily Clark

BOOK: Clark on Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic

Emily Clark. The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. via University of North Carolina Press: Exotic, seductive, and doomed: the antebellum mixed-race free woman of color has long operated as a metaphor for New Orleans. Commonly known as … Continue reading

BOOK: Carretta on Phillis Wheatley
Vincent Carretta

BOOK: Carretta on Phillis Wheatley

Vincent Carretta. Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011. via University of Georgia Press: “With Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773), Phillis Wheatley (1753?–1784) became the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book and only the second woman—of any race or background— to … Continue reading

ARTICLE: Sanborn on Plagiarism in <i>Clotel</i>
Geoffrey Sanborn

ARTICLE: Sanborn on Plagiarism in Clotel

Geoffrey Sanborn. “‘People Will Pay to Hear the Drama’: Plagiarism in Clotel.” African American Review 45, no. 1 (2012): 65–82. Excerpt: It is no secret that William Wells Brown did not write everything that appears under his name in Clotel; or, the President’s Daughter, the first published novel by an African American. Since 1969, when … Continue reading