Bittersweet: Sugar, Slavery, Empire and Consumerism in the Atlantic World – DIG https://digpodcast.org/2020/01/19/bittersweet-sugar-slavery-empire-and-consumerism-in-the-atlantic-world/#ADPhD #slaveryarchive----"What happens when you build an empire on sugar? Since the 18th century, sugar has been one of the most demanded commodities in the West. By the 1700s, technological advancements and production made sugar accessible to even some of the poorest Americans … Continue reading PODCAST: Sugar and Slavery on the Dig
BLOGROLL: Brown on Slave Revolt in Jamaica
"Apongo had been a military leader in West Africa during a period of imperial expansion and intensive warfare there. During this time, he had even been a notable guest of John Cope, a chief agent of Cape Coast Castle, Britain’s principal fort on the Gold Coast. Captured and sold at some point in the 1740s, … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Brown on Slave Revolt in Jamaica
BLOGROLL: Turner on 1619 at @AAIHS
"War captives, they called us: judicial enslavement, justly captured, fairly traded. There were those of us who spoke Kimbundu and Umbundu languages, others Kikongo. There were those of us who were from the province of Nsundi, to the east and others of us from the South, just across the Kwanza River. But to the Imbangala mercenaries … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Turner on 1619 at @AAIHS
BLOGROLL: Bailey on the #1619Project
"Recently, I have been concerned at the pushback by a few historians of note. First, I should say, as a disclaimer, that my article on The Weeping time slave auction appears at the end of the issue, but my body of work and commitment to public history is such that I would be a supporter … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Bailey on the #1619Project
Mar 25: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Today is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The 2019 theme is "Remember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice" Since the time of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the arts have been used to confront slavery, empower enslaved communities and honour those who made freedom … Continue reading Mar 25: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Dr. LaMonda Horton Stallings Visits Sex & Slavery Lab at Johns Hopkins University – Sex & Slavery Lab
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
Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens Visits the 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
Fall 2018 Sex and Slavery Lab @JohnsHopkins
First guest: Deirdre Cooper Owens (Queens College, CUNY) (co-sponsored with the Program in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology) Full schedule:
Support One Book One New Orleans & Walking Raddy Book Launch!
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!
ART: Diop’s Project Diaspora
Omar Viktor Diop's Project Diaspora (curatorial Statement by Raquel Wilson): "Starting his research during a four month residency in Màlaga, Spain, where he was immersed in the reality of being a stranger, Diop has focused this first installment on Europe during the 15th through 19th centuries. "Inspired by the many baroque artworks created during this … Continue reading ART: Diop’s Project Diaspora
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