2012/2013 Lectures

“Unlawful Power”: Two Moments in the Creation of Property in Persons

Wednesday, March 6, 2013. 4:30 pm

Rebecca J. Scott, Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law, University of Michigan


Emancipation: The Moral Pivot of American History, James Oakes and John Witt in Conversation

Monday, April 8, 2013. 4:30 pm

James Oakes, Distinguished Professor of History and Graduate School Humanities Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center

John Fabian Witt, Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor, Law School and Professor of History, Yale University


A Poetry Reading with Afua Cooper

Thursday, April 11, 2013. 7:00 pm

Afua Cooper, James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Dalhousie University