Recent Content

TOC: Journal of American Culture (special issue on Slavery in the Contemporary Imagination)

H-Slavery subscribers may be interested in the March 2018 special issue of the Journal of American Culture, on Slavery and the Contemporary Imagination, edited by Janell Hobson and Jane Caputi. The full issue can be found at:


Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall, “Black Lives Matter in History Too: Slavery, Memory, and the Haitian Revolution in Chris Rock’s Top Five

Madeleine's Children: Winner of the Pinkney Prize

I am pleased to announce that my book, Madeleine's Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France's Indian Ocean Colonies, is the 2017 recipient of the Society for French Historical Studies' Pinkney Prize for the best book in French history by a US or Canadian author. 

Call for Papers: 25th Annual British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH) conference, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5-7 October 2018

The BrANCH committee is pleased to invite proposals for our 25th anniversary annual conference, to be held at Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5th-7th October, 2018.