Tag: Slavery

Approaches to Social Reproduction

Claude Meillasoux
Reproduction of Slavery
September 18, 1989, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Sciences
Economic & Social Conidtions of Demographic Reproducation
September 22, 1989, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
Reproduction of Scial Classes and Social Corps
September 25, 1989, 3:30PM, 8417 Social Science
VHS: 9/22/1989

Slavery, Freedom, and Imperialism

Walter Johnson
“'The Negro Fever,' the South, and the Effort to Re-open the Atlantic Slave Trade”
Tuesday, October 4 2005, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
“Freedom's Servant: Slavery, Freedom and Reparations as a Theory of History”
Wednesday, October 5 2005, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
Seminar for students and Faculty
Thursday, October 6 2005, 12:20 pm, 8108 Social Sciences

Walter Johnson (Ph.D., History, Princeton University) is Associate Professor of History at New York University. Professor Johnson is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, and three books: the award-winning Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market (Boston: Harvard University Press, 1999), The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas, 1808-1888 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004), and River of Dark Dreams: Slavery, Capitalism, and Imperialism in the Mississippi Valley (Harvard University Press, forthcoming).

Rosa’s War: Enslaved Women & the Battle for Freedom & Democracy in the Civil War

“‘Negro Outlaws’: Enslaved Women on the Home Front”
Tuesday, October 16, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
“‘Turned into the Streets’: Black Women and Children Refugees in the Civil War”
Wednesday, October 17, 4pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
Open Seminar: “Freedom’s Price: The Historical Dilemma”
Thursday, October 18, 12:20pm, 8108 Social Science

THAVOLIA GLYMPH is Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and History at Duke University. Professor Glymph is the author of Out Of the House of Bondage: The transformation of the Plantation Household (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008) and several essays on slavery, emancipation and the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction, economic history, and southern women. She is co-editor of Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1861, ser. 1, vol. 1; The Documentary of History of Emancipation, 1861-1867, ser. 1, vol. 3; The Wartime Genesis of Free Labor: The Lower South and Essays on the Postbellum Southern Economy. Her current writing and research focuses on women in the Civil War, the geography of the plantation household and Civil War veterans in Egypt.

Co-sponsored by the History Department, the Afro-American Studies Department, and Global Studies. These events are part of the Emancipation Series, "How struggles over slavery have shaped our world." The entire line-up for the Emancipation Series can be seen here.