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

The Balance of Freedom: Abolishing Property Rights in Slaves during and after the US Civil War

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - Amanda Kleintop, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

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

The Argüelles Affair and the Cicerón: Emancipados, Law, and Corruption in 1860s Cuba and New York

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - David LaFevor, University of Texas at Arlington