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…
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…
Findings show founder William Barton Rogers possessed enslaved persons before coming to MIT; research, community dialogue to ensue:
Marisa Fuentes discusses Barbados, port cities, and slavery with Liz Covart on the podcast Ben Franklin’s World:
Moya Bailey, P. Gabrielle Foreman, Jessica Marie Johnson, Liz Losh, Marisa Parham, and more present at the OIEAHC/Equality Lab conference Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities, October 26-28, 2017.
“We’ve got a map!!! Thank you Liz Losh and the team at the Equality Lab for this really amazing visualization of our DH work. Hope to see you all at Race, Memory and the Digital Humanities in a couple of weeks!”
Vanessa M. Holden. “Generation, resistance, and survival: African-American children and the Southampton Rebellion of 1831.” Slavery & Abolition pp. 1-47 (2017)
The Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora issued a statement on the U.S. presidential election:
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In response to the recent election, #ADPhD is sharing reflections, short takes, and responses from scholars of slavery. To submit yours, click here.
On November 18, 2016, in light of the recent election, Amrita Chakrabarti Myers, associate professor of history at Indiana University-Bloomington offered this reminder on Facebook of what standing up against injustice has meant, across time and place.
I’ve often heard people say that if they’d been alive during slavery, they would have been abolitionists.
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