2019/2020

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 1:15pm. Bring your lunch and we’ll provide dessert!


Technologies of Labor Coercion in the 17th and 18th Century Chesapeake

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - Lorena WalshColonial Williamsburg Foundation, retired

The Tie that Binds: Enslaved and Free Baptists in the Heart of the Alabama Black Belt

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - Susan WalkerUnited States Magistrate Judge, Middle District of Alabama

All This May Appear to You a Fable, But It Is Never the Less True’: The Transatlantic Origins of African-American Emigration to Haiti (1775-1840) 

Wednesday, October 09, 2019 - Wes Alcenat, Fordham University

 

West Africa and the French Caribbean: Studying Slavery and the Slave Trade in the French Atlantic

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - Hilary JonesFlorida International University

The Pistol and the Whip: The Antebellum Roots of Gun Rights Ideology

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - Saul Cornell,  Fordham University

Hello from the Inside: Race, Gender, and Unfree Labor with the Transnationally-Situated Prison Call Centre Industry

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 -  Stephanie ReddenGLC Postdoctoral Associate

Co-curating Free Spaces and Places with Descendants of Historic Black Settlements

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - Andrea RobertsTexas A&M University

Telling Stories: What Competing Narratives of Exploitation Tell Us About Emancipation

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - Austin Choi-FitzpatrickUniversity of San Diego and University of Nottingham