VIDEO: The Lapidus Center Presents Slavery and Memory x Whitney Plantation

This enlightening discussion will focus on memory, commemorations, and legacies of the slave trade and slavery, and feature panelists John Cummings and Ibrahima Seck of the Whitney Plantation and Museum; Columbia University professor Saidiya Hartman; architect Rodney Leon; and University of Pennsylvania professor Salamishah Tillett. This program is brought to you by the Lapidus Center … Continue reading VIDEO: The Lapidus Center Presents Slavery and Memory x Whitney Plantation

Bonner on Slavery, Memory, and Feeling “The Bonds of History” | @AAIHS

Chris Bonner writes: "In recent years, Whitney Plantation has been transformed into a site for the memory of African enslavement in American and Atlantic history. The New Yorker recently produced a video that combines images of the stunning Louisiana landscape with commentary from Dr. Ibrahima Seck, Director of Research at the plantation. Both Dr. Seck … Continue reading Bonner on Slavery, Memory, and Feeling “The Bonds of History” | @AAIHS

Johnson on Time, Space, and Memory at Whitney Plantation (Louisiana)

If your summer travels take you to Louisiana, be sure to visit Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana (about forty miles from New Orleans). See below for #ADPhD Founder and Curator Jessica Marie Johnson's reflection on her visit last February.... Johnson on Time, Space, and Memory at Whitney Plantation "Each statue represents a person. Most represent … Continue reading Johnson on Time, Space, and Memory at Whitney Plantation (Louisiana)