This week in the twittersphere, Georgetown University observed Washington D.C.'s Emancipation Day through a series of events focusing on historical documentation and reclaiming narratives of slavery and the Civil War. One of the events focused on the transcription of materials from the slavery archives. Learn more, here: https://www.georgetown.edu/news/emancipation-day-celebration-includes-historical-record-tr...
Call for Papers
Reparations for slavery was an important topic of discussion in the Twittersphere this week. Published by Politico Magazine, Jesús A. Rodríguez’s article “This Could Be the First Slavery Reparations Policy in America,” explores the evolution of Georgetown University’s student activism calling for reparations.
Don’t miss “The Greater Reconstruction: American Democracy After the Civil War,” a two day conference sponsored by the Draper Chair endowment.
In 2009, the French Atlantic History Group (McGill/Concordia/Université
Dear H-Slavery Subscribers,
Our neighbors at H-AfrArts are recruiting editors and board members, which may be of interest to those of you with a research and/or teaching interest in African art and expressive culture. See their call here:
Our July 2018 issue of the Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage is available online, https://tandfonline.com/toc/yjaf20/7/2?nav=tocList. A table of contents is set out below.
Landscapes of Slavery in Africa
Special Collection of Articles,
edited by Lydia Wilson Marshall
Introduction: Landscapes of Slavery in Africa,
by Lydia Wilson Marshall