Bicentennial Forum on Nat Turner and John Brown
October 3, 2000
Professor Paul Finkelman, University of Tulsa College of Law; Patrick Breen, University of Georgia; Professor John Stauffer, Harvard University
He was Capable of Great Things: William Lanson and the Vagaries of Early Free Black New Haven.
October 19, 2000
Peter Hinks, Hamilton College
Screening of “The Amistad Revolt: All We Want is Make Us Free” and “African Americans in Connecticut: From the Colonial Era to the Civil War,” accompanied by a panel discussion
October 21, 2:00-4:00 p.m
Karyl Evans, independent filmmaker
Abolitionists, Politics, and Preludes to Emancipation
October 24, 4:15 pm,
James Brewer Stewart, Macalester College
Slavery in Sudan Today
November 9 4:15 pm
John Eibner, Christian Solidarity International
Genocide and Slavery
January 22, 2001, 5:30 pm
Benedict Kiernan, director of the Genocide Program; Seymour Drescher, University of Pittsburgh; Kevin McBride, Director of Research at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center; Crystal Feimster, Yale University.
Muslim Literacy and Slave Resistance in the Antebellum United States.
January 29, 6:00 pm
Sylviane Diouf, New York University
Slavery in New York and its Legacy
February 8, 10 am - 12 pm
Graham Hodges, Colgate University; Walter Johnson, New York University; Martia Goodson, Baruch College of the City University of New York; Clarence Taylor, Baruch College.
Growing Up In the Age of Emancipation: African American Boys and the Reconstruction of Self
February 13, 4:15 p.m
Peter Bardaglio, Goucher College
An American Amistad: The Creole Case of 1841.
February 27, 4:15 pm
Professor Walter Johnson, New York University
March 27, 4:15 pm
Edward Daniels, Yale College ’00
Frederick Douglass in Britain and Ireland
April 2, 4:15 pm
Benjamin Soskis, the New Republic
Slave, Subject, Citizen: Gender and the Transition to Freedom in the French Caribbean, 1635-1848.
April 17, 4:15 pm
Professor Sue Peabody, Washington State University in Vancouver: Professor Peabody, Senior Fellow of the Gilder Lehrman Center
Nanny, Leader of the Windward Jamaican Maroons: Queen Nanny of the Maroons: Resistance to Slavery in 18th Century Jamaica.
April 25, 6:30 p.m
Karla Gottlieb, author of The Mother of Us All: A History of Queen