GLC Digital Humanities Symposium: “The Study of Slavery and Abolition in the Digital Age”

Event time: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53), 208 See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Welcoming Remarks, 11:00

David Blight, Director, Gilder Lehrman Center
Peter Leonard, Director, Digital Humanities Lab

Morning Panel, 11:30-1:00

Denise Burgher, University of Deleware
Jim Casey, Princeton University
The Colored Conventions Project

Linford Fisher, Brown University
Database of Indigenous Slavery in the Americas

Dawn Chitty, African American Civil War Museum
John Clegg, New York University
African American Civil War Soldiers Project

Moderator: jub Sankofa, Yale University

Lunch: 1:00 to 2:30

Afternoon Panel, 2:30 to 4:00

Joseph Yannielli, Yale University
Students from Dr. Yannielli’s class “Runaways, Rebels, Wenches & Rogues”
Runaway New England

Judith Giesberg, Villanova University
Margaret Jerrido, Archivist, Mother Bethel AME Church, Philadelphia
Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery

Moderator: Danya Pilgrim, Yale University

Sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center, the Digital Humanities Lab, and Public Humanities at Yale

Open to: 
All Ages