Slavery Archive

The #Slaveryarchive book club invites you to discuss newly published books on slavery and the Afro-Atlantic world.

#SLAVERYARCHIVE BOOK CLUB: Year 2

JUNE 30, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Slave Trade and Abolition: Gender, Commerce, and Economic Transition in Luanda (University of Wisconsin Press, 2021) by Vanessa Oliveira (Royal Military College of Canada). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube. USE CODE AA208 to buy it with 60 % discount at the website of University of Wisconsin Press website.

JULY 7, 2021 WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Relative Races: Genealogies of Interracial Kinship in Nineteenth-Century America (Duke University Press, 2020) by Brigitte Fielder (University of Wisconsin). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

JULY 21, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Surviving Southampton: African American Women and Resistance in Nat Turner’s Community (University of Illinois Press, 2021) by Vanessa M. Holden (University of Kentucky). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

AUGUST 4, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Claiming Union Widowhood: Race, Respectability, and Poverty in the Post-Emancipation South (Duke University Press, 2020) by Brandi Brimmer (Spelman College). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

AUGUST 18, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Museums and Atlantic Slavery (Routledge, 2021) by Ana Lucia Araujo (Howard University). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube. USE CODE FLR40 to buy it with 20 % discount at the website of Routledge.

AUGUST 25, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Until Justice Be Done: America’s First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction (W. W. Norton, 2021) by Kate Masur (Northwestern University). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

AUGUST 28, 2021, SATURDAY, 1:00 PM (EST): Free People of Color in the Spanish Atlantic: Race and Citizenship, 1780–1850 (Routledge, 2020) by Federica Morelli (University of Torino). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

SEPTEMBER 1, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): The Colored Conventions Movement: Black Organizing in the Nineteenth Century (University of North Carolina Press, 2021) edited by P. Gabrielle Foreman (Penn State University), Jim Casey (Penn State University), and Sarah Lynn Patterson (University of Massachusetts Amherst). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

SEPTEMBER 8, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): The Persistence of Slavery An Economic History of Child Trafficking in Nigeria (University of Massachusetts Press, 2021) by Robin Phylisia Chapdelaine (Duquesne University). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

SEPTEMBER 22, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba (University of Florida Press, 2021) by Takkara Brunson (California State University, Fresno). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Reckoning with Slavery: Gender, Kinship, and Capitalism in the Early Black Atlantic (Duke University Press, 2021) by Jennifer Morgan (New York University). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

OCTOBER 16, 2021, SATURDAY, 1:00 PM (EST): Medieval Ethiopian Kingship, Craft, and Diplomacy with Latin Europe (Palgrave MacMillan, 2021) by Verena Krebs (Ruhr University Bochum). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

OCTOBER 27, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts (Simon & Schuster, 2021) by Rebeca Hall (scholar, activist, and educator), illustrated by Hugo Martínez. To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

NOVEMBER 17, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): At the Threshold of Liberty: Women, Slavery, and Shifting Identities in Washington, D.C. (University of North Carolina Press, 2021) by Tamika Nunley (Oberlin College). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.

DECEMBER 8, 2021, WEDNESDAY, 5:00 PM (EST): Cuba: An American History (Scribner, 2021) by Ada Ferrer (New York University). To attend on Zoom, register HERE. You can also watch it on Youtube.





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