Secession as Counterrevolution: Slavery and the Ideology of Southern Nationalism

Monday November 19, 4:15-6 pm

Manisha Sinha


Race and Reunion: The Civil War in African American Memory

Tuesday, November 27 6-8:00 p.m.

David Blight


PanAfricanists in the Streets: West India Emancipation Celebrations in North America, 1834-62

Wednesday December 5, 6-7:30 pm

Jeffrey Kerr-Ritchie


The Slavery Debates, 1952-1990


Monday, February 11, 1:00 p.m.

Robert W. Fogel, Charles R. Walgreen Professor, Department of Economics and Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago


Abolition of Slavery Commemoration: Slavery and Abolition in Puerto Rico.

March 22, 2002

Juan Gonzalez Mendoza, Associate Professor, Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico, Postdoctoral Associate at Gilder Lehrman Center


Black Acts and Blue Laws: Yale, New Haven and Black Education, 1831-1841

April 16, 2002

Hilary Moss, Brandeis University, Ph.D. candidate and Visiting Fellow at Gilder Lehrman Center; and Julie Winch, Professor of History, UMASS, Boston, author “A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten”