Oct. 23 Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, & Sexuality

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Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, & Sexuality
Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America and the Massachusetts Historical Society


Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 5:30 PM
Location: Knafel Center, Radcliffe Institute


Rhae Lynn Barnes, Princeton University; Deirdre Cooper Owens, Queens College; Sasha Turner, Quinnipiac University
Reproducing Race in the Early Americas
Moderator: Nicole Aljoe, Northeastern University


This roundtable will use the body as frame for examining racial formation in the Caribbean and U.S. from the eighteenth century to the present. The presenters will meditate on biological reproduction in relation to citizenship and subjecthood, labor and economy, medical and scientific knowledge, and representations of blackness in popular culture.


At the end of each program, the organizers will offer light refreshments and time for informal networking.

RSVP required. Email seminars@masshist.org or call 617-646-0579. Attendance is free and open to everyone.


We look forward to seeing you at the seminar!