The Sex and Slavery Lab launches this week with a series event as part of #unboundJHU. Learn more about the events here: http://ssl.adphd.org/
On the project:
Jeff Forret, “‘Deaf & Dumb, Blind, Insane, or Idiotic’: The Census, Slaves, and Disability in the Late Antebellum South,” Journal of Southern History 82, no. 3 (July 29, 2016): 503–48.
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Jonathan Ned Katz and Tavia Nyong’o analyze the print material generated by the case of Mary Jones/Peter Sewally:
Jonathan Ned Katz analyzes the case of Mary Jones/Peter Sewally a sex worker of African descent arrested in 1830s New York:
Afua Cooper. The Hanging of Angelique: The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montreal. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007.
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Historians and scholars discuss who is considered ‘black’ in America. In the video: Ira Berlin, Elsa Barkley Brown, Tiya Miles, Dylan Penningroth, and Deborah Gray White. May 20, 2016.
Deirdre Cooper Owens, Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 2017.
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Eileen Findlay, Imposing Decency: The Politics of Sexuality and Race in Puerto Rico, 1870-1920. Duke University Press, 1999.
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