Exporting Ideals and Forcing Freedom: Reconsidering the West Africa Squadron

Monday, September 20, 2010 12:00 PM

Richard Anderson, Ph.D. student in History, Yale University


A More Perfect Likeness: Frederick Douglass and the Image of the Nation

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 12:00 PM

Laura Wexler, Professor of American Studies, Women’s Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Yale University


“Strange Fruit:” Lynching in the (African) American Cultural Imagination, 1890–1940

Monday, October 18, 2010 12:00 PM

Carmen Dexl, Ph.D. Student in American Studies, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg


To Indent Oneself: Contracts and Black Indentured Servitude in the Illinois Territory

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 12:00 PM

Allison Gorsuch, PhD Student in History, Yale University


Calling Out Liberty: The Stono Slave Rebellion and the Universal Struggle for Human Rights

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 12:00 PM

Jack Shuler, Assistant Professor of English, Denison University


Slavery, Evil Deeds, and Re-thinking the Past: A Basis for Discussion

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 12:00 PM

James Walvin, Professor of History Emeritus, University of York


The Elusive Red Atlantic: Landscapes of Memory, Forgetting, and Native American Slavery in Bermuda after the Colonial “Indian Wars”

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 PM

Christine DeLucia, Ph.D. candidate in American Studies, Yale University


Prize Negroes in the Age of Sail

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:00 PM

Charles Foy, Assistant Professor of Early American and Atlantic History, Eastern Illinois University


American Uprising: Slavery and Revolt in Nineteenth Century New Orleans

Monday, January 31, 2011 12:00 PM

 Daniel Rasmussen


Manifest Dilemmas: American Slavery versus Atlantic Freedom in the Age of Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 12:00 PM

 Steven Heath Mitton, Assistant Professor of History, Utah State University


A New Website for the Study of Slave Societies in Brazil, Colombia and Cuba

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 12:00 PM

Jane Landers, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University


Legacies of Slavery and Reconstruction in the Wilson Administration

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 12:00 PM

 Samuel L. Schaffer, Yale University


African Kingdoms, Black Republics and Free Black Towns in the Iberian Atlantic World

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 12:00 PM

Jane Landers, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University


Blood of Our Fathers: The Military, Manhood, and Citizenship in Black Protest, 1831-1865

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:00 PM

Christopher J. Bonner, Ph.D. Student in History, Yale University


Ideology and British Anti-Slavery: The Problem of Freedom in the Age of Imperialism, c. 1776-1901

Monday, April 18, 2011 12:00 PM

Richard Huzzey, Lecturer in Modern British History, University of Plymouth


Slavery at the Museum: The Russian Case in Comparative Perspective

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 12:00 PM

Elisabeth Anstett, Permanent Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique