CSSJ in the News

Elena Shih, Assistant Professor of American and Ethnic Studies and CSSJ Faculty Fellow, on Slavery and It's Legacies

Elena Shih is interviewed by Thomas Thurston about her work on human trafficking rescue efforts and the politics of labor, gender, and sexuality on last week's Slavery and It's Legacies podcast, out of the Gilder Lehrman Center at Yale University.

Elena Shih is an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies at Brown University, a faculty fellow at the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, and a visiting fellow at the Gilder Lehrman Center. 

(Distributed February 21, 2017)

Providence City Council Endorses Slavery Marker Project

The Providence City Council has passed a resolution in support of an effort to memorialize the city’s role in the slave trade. 

As part of a national initiative known as the "Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project,"organizers are working to place historical markers in places involved in the slave trade.

In Rhode Island, the group hopes to call attention to the importance of ports like Providence, where ships launched and fortunes were made in the traffic of human beings.

(Distributed March 14, 2016)

Slave shackle display speaks to University history

The John Hay Library is displaying a pair of slave shackles, on loan from the International Slavery Museum, in a glass case at the entrance of the first-floor reading room.

(Distributed March 1, 2016)

Zwarte bladzijde?

Global Slavery and Exhibitionary Impulse was de titel van een symposium (11/12 juni 2015) waar ik een presentatie gaf over de manier waarop het Amsterdam Museum in 2013 slavernij toonde als interventie in de Gouden Eeuw tentoonstelling. Hoe vertaal je exhibitionary impulse? Als het tentoonstellen van slavernij of misschien eerder de neiging tot het tentoonstellen?

(Distributed June 11, 2015)
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