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2016-17 Howard University Slavery Seminar

Ana Lucia Araujo of Howard University has announced the program of the slavery seminar at Howard University.

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EDITED: Saucier and Woods on Maroonage,  Antiblackness, and Black Studies

P. Khalil Saucier and Tryon P. Woods, eds. On Marroonage: Ethical Confrontations with Antiblackness. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, Inc., 2015.

via Africa World Press:

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ARTICLE: Ginzberg on Women’s History, Mainstreams and Cutting Edges

Slavery Exhibit at the entrance to the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia / Photo Credit: Jessica Marie Johnson, April 14, 2016
Slavery Exhibit at the entrance to the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia / Photo Credit: Jessica Marie Johnson, April 14, 2016

Lori D. Ginzberg, “Mainstreams and Cutting Edges.” Journal of the Early Republic 36, no. 2 (2016): 319–25. doi:10.1353/jer.2016.0020.

Ginzberg writes:

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ARTICLE: Morgan on Race and Gender in the History of the Early Republic

Credit: "Philadelphia fashions, 1837," Edward Williams Clay via Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. Political Cartoons http://bit.ly/2aabmhy
Credit: “Philadelphia fashions, 1837,” Edward Williams Clay via Library Company of Philadelphia Print Dept. Political Cartoons http://bit.ly/2aabmhy
Jennifer L. Morgan, “Periodization Problems: Race and Gender in the History of the Early Republic.” Journal of the Early Republic 36, no. 2 (2016): 351–57.

Morgan writes:

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Childs on Doing African Diaspora History as a Latin Americanist

In “Between Latin America and the African Diaspora?” Greg Childs discusses researching Latin America’s black history and the conflicts that can arise: Perhaps because I was indeed sitting right beside him the man did not see me. Or maybe he saw me but genuinely had no clue what kind of work I did or what to make of it or how to understand the way … Continue reading Childs on Doing African Diaspora History as a Latin Americanist

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INTERVIEW: David Scott x Orlando Patterson on Life, the Academy, and Slavery

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David Scott “The Paradox of Freedom: An Interview with Orlando Patterson.” Small Axe 17, no. 1 40 (March 1, 2013): 96–242.

Abstract:

In a long interview, Scott and Orlando Patterson discuss the sociologist and novelist’s childhood, education, public service, and books.

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ESSAY: Hahn on the “Legacy Of Eugene Genovese”

“Yet no book of Genovese’s has had the impact of Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made (1974). A long, complex, almost Hegelian treatment of the master-slave relation – and of the dynamics of power that were embedded within it – Roll, Jordan, Roll is a study of intense struggle, unfolding over decades, that enabled slaveholders to establish political and cultural hegemony but also … Continue reading ESSAY: Hahn on the “Legacy Of Eugene Genovese”

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NEWS: Two 2011-2012 IGK Fellows Working on Slavery

Two 2011-2012 Internationales Geisteswissenschaftliches Kolleg (IGK) Fellows at the Humboldt University of Berlin are developing projects related to slavery in Africa and the Americas.  From the website: Martin Klein is professor emeritus from the University of Toronto, where he taught African history. For most of the last forty years he has been doing research on the history of slavery and the slave trade within Africa. … Continue reading NEWS: Two 2011-2012 IGK Fellows Working on Slavery