Dey Take Indian For Slave: Visions of Enslavement in Marcus Rediker’s The Slave Ship and Barry Unsworth’s Sacred Hunger

Monday, October 5, 2009 12:00 PM

Ned Blackhawk, Professor of History and American Studies, Yale University


Keeping up a distinction of Colour: Gender, Race, and Identity in the British Caribbean and the Metropolis during the Eighteenth Century

Monday, October 12, 2009 12:00 PM

Brooke Newman, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Aberdeen


Southerners on the Run: Emancipation, Desertion, and the Collapse of the Old South

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 12:00 PM

Yael Sternhell, Gilder Lehrman Center Postdoctoral Fellow


The Moral Economy of Popular British Anti-Slavery

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 12:00 PM

 Richard Huzzey, Postdoctoral Fellow, British Studies, Yale University


Asiatic Cholera in America: The Deadly Consequences of Emancipation in the United States

Monday, November 16, 2009 12:00 PM

Jim Downs, Assistant Professor of History, Connecticut College


Globalization, Slavery, and the African Diaspora in Arabia in the Age of Empire

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 12:00 PM

Matthew S. Hopper, Assistant Professor of History, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo


Emancipation and Economic Development in Alabama Reconstruction

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 12:00 PM

Michael Fitzgerald, Professor of History, Saint Olaf College


The Convalescent West: Redemption and Healing in the Post-Civil War

Monday, February 8, 2010 12:00 PM

William Deverell


“Flowers, Ballots and Bullets: the Movement for the Abolition of Slavery in Brazil”

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Angela Alonzo, Visiting Fellow, Council of Latin American and Iberian Studies, Yale University; 2009-10 Guggenheim Fellow


Liberty or Death: Abolitionists and Slave Suicide

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 12:00 PM

Richard Bell, Assistant Professor of History, University of Maryland


Corbin’s Hypothesis: Drowning, Lifesaving, and the Emergence of the Anglo-American Abolition Movement in the 1780s

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:00 PM

Amanda Bowie Moniz, Cassius Marcellus Clay Fellow, Yale University


Benguela and South Atlantic Slavery, 1700-1850

Monday, April 12, 2010 12:00 PM

 Mariana Candido, Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University


Go Back to Russia! Go Back to Africa!: Circassian Beauties and American Racial Formation

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 12:00 PM

Sarah Lewis, Doctoral Candidate in the History of Art Department, Yale University


Mesurado Beach: A Small African Slave Trade Factory and Its Global Legacy Today

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 12:00 PM

Emma Christopher