Slaves Who Owned Slaves in Bahia, Brazil, 1800-1850

Monday, September 29, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

João José Reis, Professor of History, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil


Gandhi and Indenture

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Ashutosh Kumar, University of Delhi


Freetown’s Alien Children: Colonialism, Childcare and Anti-slavery in 19th century Sierra Leone

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Christine Whyte, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies


Reflections of a Collector of Slave Trade Materials

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Sidney Lapidus, Founder of the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library


“A Wild and Diversified Scenery”: Economy, Environment, and Society in Amazonia’s Second Slavery, 1835-1888

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Oscar de la Torre, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina-Charlotte


Distant Freedom: St. Helena and the Abolition of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1840-1872

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Andrew Pearson, Research Associate, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Bristol, UK and Director, Pearson Archaeology Ltd.


Fighting for the Empire and Freedom: Brazilian Recruitment of Slaves During the War against Paraguay (1864-1870)

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Vitor Izecksohn, Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro


First Reconstruction: The Origins of African American Politics, 1790-1860

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Van Gosse, Associate Professor of History, Franklin & Marshall College


The Galley Slave’s Backward Glance: Juan Latino’s Epic of the Battle of Lepanto

Elizabeth R. Wright, Associate Professor, University of Georgia

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM


Genres of Civil War Memory in Literature after Brown v. Board of Education

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Michael LeMahieu, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Pearce Center for Professional Communication at Clemson University.


Acting Boçal: Performance, Language, and Freedom in Brazil in the Age of Abolition 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm

 Yuko Miki, Assistant Professor of History, Fordham University