The GLC Brown Bag Lunch series consists of informal presentations by GLC fellows and affiliated scholars. The presentations are held in 230 Prospect Street, Room 101, from 12pm until about 1:30pm. Bring your lunch and we’ll provide dessert!

Sugarcane Citizenship: Migration, Race, and the Nation in the Dominican Republic

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 - Amelia Hintzen, Brown University

The Shadow of White Slavery: Race, Empire, and History in Contemporary Campaigns to Abolish Human Trafficking

Monday, October 16th - Gunther Peck, Duke University

Slavery, Emotions, and Gendered Power

Monday, October 30th - Sasha Turner, Quinnipiac University

Policing Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Act and the Rise of Anti Cross-Dressing Laws

Monday, November 27th - Jen Manion, Amherst College

The Mendi Mission and the African Rehearsal for Reconstruction

Monday, December 11th - Joseph Yannielli, Princeton University

Joseph is also introducing the 20th anniversary screening of Steven Spielberg’s AMISTAD at the Whitney Humanities Center at Yale. An event hosted by the Yale Film Studies Center. More information on the event can be found here

Involuntary Pilgrimage: Black Southerners and Territorial Separatism, 1783-1904.

Monday, January 22, 2018 - Selena Sanderfer, Western Kentucky University

‘It is Time for the Slaves to Speak’: Transatlantic Abolitionism and African American Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Monday, February 19, 2018 - Hannah-Rose Murray, Univ. of Nottingham, UK

The History of the Person in America Before the Civil War

Monday, March 5, 2018 - Julie Miller,  Harvard University 

Liberated Africans’, Indenture and Resistance in the British Caribbean 1807-1828.

Monday, March 26, 2018 - Anita Rupprecht, University of Brighton, UK

‘Reflecting the Past’: The Mediation of History in Contemporary Protest Photography

Monday, April 9, 2018 - Nicole Schneider, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany

‘Affective Debts’: Manumission by Grace and the Making of General Emancipation in Cuba, 1803-1868

Monday, April 23, 2018 - Adriana Chira, Emory University

 Memories of American Slavery and Russian Serfdom on the Fiftieth Anniversaries of Emancipation

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - Amanda Bellows, Hunter College

Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England.

Monday, May 7, 2018 - Urvashi Chakravarty, George Mason University