Summer of 2013:

August 2, 2013: Paper by D. Terrazas Williams (Oberlin)


August 16, 2013: Sabine Broeck: “Lessons for A-Disciplinarity: What Happens to an Americanist When She Takes Slavery Seriously”

Fall, 2013:

November 19, 2013. Discussion of Mark Twain’s Pudd’nHead Wilson


December 11, 2013: Discussion of Herman Melville’s Benito Cereno.


Winter, 2014:

January 29, 2014: Informal dinner with the Comparative Slavery Studies Group at PINE Restaurant.


January 30, 2014: A Lunchtime Faculty Workshop in the 1930s Room (Rockefeller Center)


January 30, 2014: A public lecture, “Tacky’s Revolt and the Coromantee Archipelago: A New Cartography of Slave Revolt,” in CARSON L01


Spring 2014:

May 15, 2014: Pamela Crossley presented her work on slavery in early China, “Unfree Labor in East Asia in the Late Imperial and Modern Periods” in David Eltis, Stanley Engerman, Seymour Drescher and David Richardson, eds., The


Cambridge World History of Slavery, Volume 4, Cambridge UK and New York: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2015.


Summer 2014:

July 24, 2014. Meeting to discuss C. Wilder’s Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities