On February 13, 2020, in New York City, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale University will present a Special Achievement Award to our colleague Julius S. Scott’s
The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution (Verso Press, 2018). Scott is Lecturer of Afroamerican and African Studies, Emeritus, at the University of Michigan.
Rebecca J. Scott, "Maternidades esclavizadas y revolución en el Caribe: Los expedientes judiciales de María Coleta," seminar at the University of Chile, 10 AM, December 13, 2019. Location: Sala de seminario de Cegecal, tercer piso de la Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades de la U de Chile, Av. Grecia 3401, Ñuñoa, Santiago.
Caribbean Lecture Series, École des Hautes Études en Sciences SocialesRebecca J. Scott
"Luisa Coleta and the Capuchin Friar: Slavery, Salvation, and the Adjudication of Status (Havana, 2017)" Friday, June 22, 2018 at 2:00 PM Room AS1_23, 54 Boulevard Raspail, Paris 6e
Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America This new book by Martha Jones tells "how African American activists radically transformed the terms of citizenship for all Americans."A select listing of Professor Jones' upcoming talks and appearances: July 8, 2018:
Politics & Prose, Washington, DC July 19, 2018:
American Civil War Museum, Richmond, VA September 11, 2018:
Howard University Bookstore, Washington, DC For a complete listing, please visit
Launch of a special issue of the journal
Brésil/s focused on contemporary slavery, sponsored by the Centre De Recherche sur le Brésil Contemporain, Mondes Américains, EHESS, in Paris.
96, Boulevard Raspail, Paris 6e Thursday, June 8, 2017 2:00-6:00 p.m.
More information, and a link to the content of the journal, at:http://mondes-americains.ehess.fr/index.php?1984
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