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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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