Reposted from DH the Blog: Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World is now available for pre-order! You can pre-order on Amazon, of course, but the University of Pennsylvania Press is also having a 40% off spring sale with code SPRING20-FM RIGHT NOW and #WickedFlesh is listed (though no cover or … Continue reading #WickedFlesh Available for Pre-Order!!
Sex & Slavery Lab events continue for Fall 2018. On September 25, the Sex & Slavery Lab hosted Dr. LaMonda Horton Stallings for a discussion of Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Se… Source: Dr. LaMonda Horton Stallings Visits Sex & Slavery Lab at Johns Hopkins University – Sex & Slavery Lab
The Sex and Slavery Lab launched for fall 2018 with its first speaker, Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens (Queens College, City University of New York. Cooper Owens visited campus September 18-20th as a guest of… Source: Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens Visits the Sex & Slavery Lab at Johns Hopkins University – Sex & Slavery Lab
Please join the Sex & Slavery Lab and the Program in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology in welcoming Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens (Queens College, CUNY) on campus this week. Deirdre Cooper Owens is an associate professor of history at Queens College, City University of New York. The recipient of several prestigious honors including … Continue reading EVENT: Cooper Owens on Medical Bondage @JohnsHopkins (Sep 18-20)
Reposted from DH the Blog: Proud to be one of the contributors and part of this historic volume which is also fundraising for One Book, One New Orleans!! If you can, please donate and support the GoFund Me! Fundraiser by Kim Vaz-Deville : Buy Books for the Baby Dolls And buy the book -- the … Continue reading Support One Book One New Orleans & Walking Raddy Book Launch!
A wiki-project compiling information on the Haitian Revolution and Toussaint L'Ouverture: "The mission of The Louverture Project is to collect as much information as possible about the Haitian revolution, to construct a narrative which provides context for that information, and to disseminate the collected knowledge as widely as possible." Explore: TLP:Community Portal - TLP
A list of accounts of the Bois Caïman ceremony, compiled by Ian Baucom and Laurent Dubois at Duke University for their course "The Black Atlantic." Read: Early Accounts of Bois Caïman « The Black Atlantic
Nathan Dize writes: "In George Sand’s 1832 idealist novel, Indiana, the eponymous protagonist is raised alongside her sœur de lait or “milk sister” Noun in the French Indian Ocean colony of Île Bourbon (present day Réunion). A “milk sister” was the daughter of the often enslaved wet nurse, and under French slave laws, children of … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Dize on Locating Enslaved Black Wet Nurses in Francophone Literature
Evergreen 📸 by Matthew Hinton: https://twitter.com/matthintonphoto/status/865710973306458116 "Malcolm Suber of Take 'Em Down NOLA reacts as Robert E. Lee Statue comes down in New Orleans @theadvocateno @wwltv." Posted on Twitter
Sharon Block, “Doing More with Digitization: An Introduction to Topic Modeling of Early American Sources,” Common-Place 06, no. 02 (January 2006), http://www.common-place-archives.org/vol-06/no-02/tales/. "In the 1990s, for a research project on colonial sexual coercion, I read hundreds of microfilmed early American newspapers for references to rape trials. Partway through my research, Accessible Archives released CD-ROMs of … Continue reading DIGITAL: Block on Topic Modeling in Common-place (from 2006)