Slavery and Freedom in New England: UNESCO Transatlantic Slave Trade Education Project, National Meeting

Directed to those with special interests in global education, American history and revitalization of humanities instruction

Thursday, July 25-Sunday, July 28, 2002, 8:00 pm-6:00 pm


The Problem of a Hyperpoliticized Education: South Carolina College and the Origins of Secession.

Monday, December 16, 2002, 4:00-6:00 pm

Michael Sugrue, Princeton University


Boston University: Interpreting Denmark Vesey’s Revolt: What’s Hidden in the Transcripts?

Tuesday, February 4, 2003, 3:30-5:30 pm

Michael Johnson, Johns Hopkins University; Douglas Egerton, LeMoyne College; James C. Scott, Yale University; Jill Lepore,


The Mighty Experiment: Free Labor Versus Slavery in British Emancipation

Thursday, April 10, 2003, 3:30 pm

Seymour Drescher, University of Pittsburgh


Slavery and Abolition in Puerto Rico

Tuesday, April 29, 2003, 4:15 Registration; 4:30 Keynote speech; 6:00 Reception and viewing of historical arts exhibit “The Abolition of Slavery in Puerto Rico.

Chris Schmidt-Nowara, Fordham University


Lane Debates: Reenactment of historical debates at Lane Seminary, 1834; University of Connecticut, Torrington

May 30-31, 2003, 9:00 am-6:45 pm & 9:00 am-5:00 pm.