BLOGROLL: Johnson on Slavery, History, Afrxlatinidad, and Solidarity in Trumplandia | @BitchMedia

Johnson writes:

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VIDEO/CONF: Scenes at 20 – Inspirations, Riffs, and Reverberations

This symposium celebrates the 20th anniversary of Saidiya Hartman’s Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America and its impact on studies of Black lives in the past, present, and future. Please join us as we consider the work’s impact within its intergenerational intellectual context and theorize new possibilities for Black life and Black freedom in these perilous times.

 

For more on the conference: http://www.scenesat20.com/
Footage from the panels is available and livestreams are available for each day.
via YouTube:

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ARTICLES: Connolly and Fuentes Co-Edit Special Issue on Archives of Slavery

Scholars of slavery engage history, archives, Saidiya Hartman, and violence, in a recent History of the Present. From the introduction by Brian Connolly and Marisa Fuentes:

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VIDEO: In the Wake: A Salon in Honor of Christina Sharpe on Vimeo

Featuring Christina Sharpe, Hazel Carby, Kaiama Glover, Saidiya Hartman, Arthur Jafa, and Alex Weheliye.
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INTERVIEW: On Slavery, Césaire, and Relating to the World: An Interview with Patrick Chamoiseau

McCusker, Maeve. “On Slavery, Césaire, and Relating to the World: An Interview with Patrick Chamoiseau.” Small Axe 13, no. 3 30 (November 1, 2009): 74–83.

A 2008 interview with Patrick Chamoiseau as reprinted in Small Axe:

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BOOK: Woodard on Human Consumption and Homoeroticism in U.S. Slave Culture

Vincent Woodard, The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture. NYU Press, 2014.

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DIGITAL: Brown on Slavery’s History in the Age of the Database

Vincent Brown discusses slavery and the database at Duke University:

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