H-Slavery seeks to promote interaction and exchange among scholars engaged in research on slavery, the slave trade, abolition, and emancipation. It is dedicated to the dissemination of information about the history of slavery and antislavery in all time periods and parts of the world.

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Deadlines Extended for LACS/SHA Book, Article, and Dissertation Prizes

The deadlines for the following awards presented by the Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association (LACS/SHA) have been extended until June 1, 2015: the Murdo J. Macleod Book Prize, the Kimberly S. Hanger Article Prize, and the LACS Dissertation Prize.

Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize

The 2015 Murdo J. MacLeod Book Prize will be awarded for the best book published in 2014 in the fields of Latin American, Caribbean, American Borderlands and Frontiers, or Atlantic World history. Authors must be or become LACS members at the time of submission.

Call for Proposals -2015 Ohio River National Freedom Corridor Regional Underground Railroad Conference

The Ohio River National Freedom Corridor, in partnership with the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau, will host the inaugural 2015 Regional Underground Railroad Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 16-18, 2015.

The theme for this year’s conference is:  “I walked with bold courage:” Connecting Communities with Shared Stories of the Underground Railroad.

May 19 Slavery in Early Massachusetts

Boston Area Early American History Seminar, Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 5:15 PM - Rescheduled from February!

Panel: Slavery in Early Massachusetts

Barbara A. Mathews, Historic Deerfield

Gloria McCahon Whiting, Harvard University

Comment: Maria A. Bollettino, Framingham State University

This session will consider two papers:

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