Fugitive Modernities: The Politics of Freedom from Africa to the Americas

Event time: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Location: 
Connecticut Hall (C) See map
344 College Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Event description: 

Resistance in the Caribbean - Part I
Fugitive Modernities: The Politics of Freedom from Africa to the Americas
September 18, 2019 at 12pm
Connecticut Hall, Second Floor
A talk with Jessica A. Krug, author of “Fugitive Modernities” and Vincent Brown, uthor of “The Reaper’s Garden” and the forthcoming “Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War.”
Krug and Brown will discuss Krug’s new book, a finalist for the 2019 GLC Fredrick Douglas Prize and the Lapidus Center’s 2019 Harriet Tubman Prize.
The authors will discuss memory, power, and resistance during the Atlantic human trade, historians’ challenges in recreating these political worlds, and implications of these struggles for the present day.
This event is made possible with the support of the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund and the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale.

Speaker/Performer: 
Jessica Krug and Vincent Brown
Open to: 
General Public