In this talk, Xine Yao will explore the racial and sexual politics of unfeeling—affects that are not recognized as feeling—as a means of survival and refusal in nineteenth-century America. Yao will trace how works by Herman Melville, Martin R. Delany, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps,Read More
First film screening: Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels (Tony Buba, 2014, 56 minutes).
Introduction by Leonora Masini, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Slavery and the Public Humanities at the CSSJ. The 30-minutes Q&A after the screening will host Prof. Marcus Rediker, Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History at the University ofRead More
, Seminar Room, Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice
Join Sequoria “Coco” Dickerson as she shares stories of little known herbal traditions and rituals practiced by African Americans during slavery in the United States.This workshop is grounded in sharing the stories of enslaved African American herbalists who worked with plants for healing justice, liberation, and ancestral reclamation. Come hear stories of how they used herbal practices toRead More