For the year 2015-2016, Comparative Slavery Studies held monthly sessions focused on literature review, engaging with new work on world slavery.


Winter 2016:

January 21, 2016: Jessica Smolin  on P. Beattie, Punishment in Paradise: Race, Slavery, Human Rights, and a Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Penal Colony


February 18, 2016: M. Williamson on W.C. Rucker, Gold Coast Diasporas. Identity, Culture, and Power


March 10, 2016: Paul Musselwhite  on T. Burnard, Planters, Merchants, and Slaves. Plantation Societies in British America, 1650-1820


Spring 2016:

May 26, 2016: Roberta Stewart on K. Harper, Slavery in the Roman World, AD 275-425