Racial Ideologies: A Comparative Panel Discussion on 19th-Century American Pro-Slavery Arguments and 20th-Century Nazi Propaganda

Monday, September 18, 2006 4:00 PM

Jeffrey Herf, Professor of History at the University of Maryland at College Park, and Michael O’Brien, Professor of American Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Jesus College


“The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher,” A Book Talk and Discussion with Author Debby Applegate

Wednesday, September 27, 2006 4:30 PM

Debbiy Applegate


Fighting the East African Slave Trade: Humanitarian Crusades and Imperialist Pretexts

Wednesday, October 4, 2006 4:15 PM

Robert Harms, Professor of History at Yale


A Celebration with David Brion Davis

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 4:00 PM

David Blight, GLC Director and David Brion Davis, Author and former GLC Director


How Should We Remember the Slave Trade?: 2007 and Public History

Tuesday, October 24, 2006 5:00 PM>

James Walvin, Professor of Modern British Social History and the History of Black Slavery at the University of York


Trunk Lines, Land Lines, and Local Exchanges: Operationalizing the “Grapevine Telegraph”

Monday, December 11, 2006 4:00 PM

Susan O’Donovan, Yale University.


Slavery and the Asymmetry of Evidence

Thursday, January 25, 2007 4:30 PM

Jill Lepore, author, “New York Burning”


A Colony of Citizens Book Talk and Discussion with the Author

Thursday, February 15, 2007 4:30 PM

Laurent Dubois


The “Negro Fever,” the South, and the Ignoble Effort to Re-Open the Atlantic Slave Trade

Thursday, April 12, 2007 4:30 PM

Walter Johnson, Professor of History at Harvard University


The Boston Massacre and the Trial of Slavery

Thursday, May 3, 2007 4:30 PM

Jill Lepore, Harvard University


The Missouri Compromise and Its Aftermath: Slavery and the Meaning of America, a Book Talk and Discussion

Monday, May 21, 2007 4:30 PM

Robert P. Forbes, Lecturer in the Yale History Department and former Associate Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center