"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
DIGITAL/NEWS: Ethnic Studies Rise! #LorgiaFest
"Welcome. “Ethnic Studies Rise” is a public humanities effort to honor the extraordinary contributions of scholar Dr. Lorgia García Peña."We will accomplish this in two ways: First, through a Roundtable, which will provide resources and entry points to consider the importance of Ethnic Studies to contemporary thought worldwide. Second, via the LorgiaFest, we will share, re-center, and … Continue reading DIGITAL/NEWS: Ethnic Studies Rise! #LorgiaFest
NEWS: Year of Return
"In 1999, former president of Benin, Mathieu Kireka, fell to his knees, begging the African diaspora for forgiveness for his country’s role in the Transatlantic Slave Trade, a trade that affected the lives of millions of Africans. A decade later, 2019 was named the Year of Return, by the West African country of Ghana, marking the 400th … Continue reading NEWS: Year of Return
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
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!
The Junto Blog Announces New Bloggers
Looking forward to the Junto reboot featuring new bloggers, including historians of slavery Vanessa Holden and Ebony Jones. Also new: Carla Cevasco, an assistant professor of history at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and scholar of food, medicine and the body, and material culture in early America and the Atlantic world. Elbra David, who recently finished a … Continue reading The Junto Blog Announces New Bloggers
NEWS/ART: Kara Walker’s Katastwóf Karavan
Items related to Kara Walker's Katastwóf Karavan, on display February 2018 during Prospect.4 in New Orleans. Siddhartha Mitter (Village Voice) - Carnival of the Grotesque: Kara Walker’s Insistent Resistance in New Orleans Charlie Tatum (Pelican Bomb/Nola.com) - This calliope performance was meant to be disturbing . Manquettes (x): ACQUISITION | To help fund “Katastwóf Karavan” … Continue reading NEWS/ART: Kara Walker’s Katastwóf Karavan
AWARD: 2018 AAIHS Award Recipients Announced
Congratulations Dr. Sasha Turner for winning the 2018 Maria Stewart Journal Article Prize for her article “The Nameless and the Forgotten: Maternal Grief, Sacred Protection, and the Archive of Slavery,” Slavery and Abolition, 38: 1 (2017): 232-250. Congratulations to all the winners of all prizes and honorable mentions! Read more: 2018 AAIHS Award Recipients – AAIHS
CFP: Slavery in the Machine (@sxarchipelagos, Guest Editor: @jmjafrx)
Jessica Marie Johnson writes: If you haven't submitted your abstract for Slavery in the Machine, a special section of sx archipelagos, there is still time! Submit today. sx archipelagos is now accepting submissions for our upcoming special section "Slavery in the Machine," guest edited by Jessica Marie Johnson. This special section aims to highlight scholarship … Continue reading CFP: Slavery in the Machine (@sxarchipelagos, Guest Editor: @jmjafrx)
EVENT: March 29th – Arondekar, Johnson, and Seijas on Decolonizing History
Jessica Marie Johnson, Anjali Arondekar and Tatiana Seijas to discuss decolonizing history this Thursday: For slavery studies, engagements with the geopolitical have robustly shifted the angles through which the field might begin to imagine collusions, collaborations and conversations with regions of the world. Historians, in particular, have contributed to our understanding of the forces at … Continue reading EVENT: March 29th – Arondekar, Johnson, and Seijas on Decolonizing History
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