Abolition Democracy 4/13: The Abolition of Slavery


Past Event

Abolition Democracy 4/13: The Abolition of Slavery

November 12, 2020
6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Online Event Zoom Webinar

To open the seminar, artist Dread Scott will discuss his slave revolt reenaction project.

Professors Dennis Childs, Maeve Glass, and Bernard E. Harcourt read and discuss Dennis Child's Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from the Chain Gang to the Penitentiary, Saadiya Hartman's "Venus in Two Acts," Joseph P. Reidy's lllusions of Emancipation: The Pursuit of Freedom and Equality in the Twilight of Slavery, Mary Prince's The History of Mary Prince, and Selections from Eric Foner's Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution.

Contact Information

Fonda Shen
+1 212 853 2138