Reposted from DH the Blog: Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World is now available for pre-order! You can pre-order on Amazon, of course, but the University of Pennsylvania Press is also having a 40% off spring sale with code SPRING20-FM RIGHT NOW and #WickedFlesh is listed (though no cover or … Continue reading #WickedFlesh Available for Pre-Order!!
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
First guest: Deirdre Cooper Owens (Queens College, CUNY) (co-sponsored with the Program in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology) Full schedule:
Please join the Sex & Slavery Lab and the Program in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology in welcoming Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens (Queens College, CUNY) on campus this week. Deirdre Cooper Owens is an associate professor of history at Queens College, City University of New York. The recipient of several prestigious honors including … Continue reading EVENT: Cooper Owens on Medical Bondage @JohnsHopkins (Sep 18-20)
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!
Tera Hunter writes: "Most Americans are shocked by the increasingly frequent scenes of wailing mothers and babies being torn apart by government officers at the Mexican border. The Trump administration has ratcheted up the separation of children from parents as a way to deter migrants from Central America. "Some critics denounce this practice as “un-American.” … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Hunter on The Long History of Child-Snatching in the United States
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Sharon Block, “Doing More with Digitization: An Introduction to Topic Modeling of Early American Sources,” Common-Place 06, no. 02 (January 2006), http://www.common-place-archives.org/vol-06/no-02/tales/. "In the 1990s, for a research project on colonial sexual coercion, I read hundreds of microfilmed early American newspapers for references to rape trials. Partway through my research, Accessible Archives released CD-ROMs of … Continue reading DIGITAL: Block on Topic Modeling in Common-place (from 2006)
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Manisha Sinha writes: "When Judy Giesberg asked me to guest edit a special issue on abolition and solicit essays that would showcase new directions in abolition studies, I welcomed the opportunity. For a field that has been ploughed thoroughly—from global syntheses of the transition from slavery to freedom in the western world by some of … Continue reading BLOGROLL/ARTICLES: Sinha’s Editor’s Note for June 2018 Journal of the Civil War Era on Abolitionism