Below is a sampling of what to expect this year. Please check back soon to see the most up-to-date schedule.

All events are free and open to the public.

Fall 2016 Events

September 2016
September 6, 2016
CSSJ Open House  

September 16, 2016
Prison Education Movement: Does Brown Have a Role?

September 22, 2016
Indian Slavery: An Unspoken History
Part of the Seventh Annual New England Native American Culture Week  

September 26, 2016
Lunch Talk with Renée Neely 
Navigating Freedom: Waterways of the Underground Railroad – The Dismal Swamp, Tidewater Virginia and Coastal North Carolina 

September 29, 2016
Lunch Talk with Prof. Leo Garofalo
CSSJ & John Carter Brown Library Fellows Series: Black European Sailors, Soldiers, Travelers, and Traders to the Spanish Americas, 1500s and 1600s

October 2016
October 5, 2016
Black Power and Critical Oral History Lunch Talk 

October 6, 2016
Lunch Talk with Prof. Larry E. Tise 
CSSJ & John Carter Brown Library Fellows Series: Slavery & Citizenship in the United States 

October 13, 2016
Lunch Talk with Prof. Siobhán McGrath
Anti-slavery as Development: A Postcolonial Critique 

October 14, 2016
Policing the Planet Conference

October 17, 2016
Lunck Talk with Holly A. Pinhero 

October 18, 2016
Lecture on Metabolic Syndrome and the Dangers of Colorblind Scientific Racism 

October 21-23, 2016
Family Weekend 2016

October 24, 2016
Lunch Talk with Prof. Keith Catone and Prof. Alexa LeBoeuf 
CSSJ Faculty Associate Series: Interactive Environments for Learning and Dialogue about Intersectionality 

October 27, 2016
"A Native Indian of New England Born and a Free Man": Stories of Indian Slavery and Freedom in colonial Rhode Island  

October 27 & 28, 2016
Captive Genders Conference 

October 28 & 29, 2016
Slaves and the Law: Comparative Questions and Approaches

October 31, 2016
Lunch Talk with Crystal Nicole Eddins 
CSSJ & John Carter Brown Library Fellows Series: African Diaspora Collective Action: Rituals, Runaways, and the Haitian Revolution  

November 2016
November 3, 2016
Lunch Talk with Aisha Zamor 

November 7, 2016
Lunch Talk with Westenley Alcenat 
CSSJ & Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery Fellows Series: Revolutionary Transnationalism: Prince Saunders, Haitian Emigration, and the Problem of Citizenship in the Age of Atlantic Slavery 

November 11, 2016
Lunch Talk with Prof. Linford Fisher
CSSJ Faculty Associate Series: Land of the Unfree: Indians, Africans, and the World of Colonial Slavery  

November 17, 2016
Lunch Talk with Philip Misevich
CSSJ & Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery Fellows Series: The 19th Century Abolition Campaign in Southern Sierra Leone 

December 2016
December 1, 2 & 3, 2016
Slavery and Global Public History: New Challenges
In partnership with the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University