Events

Below is a sampling of what to expect this year. The schedule is subject to change. Please check back soon to see the most up-to-date schedule, as well as details and links for confirmed events.

All events are free and open to the public. Please visit the event webpage below to RSVP and complete your registration. 



Fall 2017 Events

September 2017
September 13, 2017
Open House at the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice

September 15, 2017
Book Talk with Damien Soyjoyner (UC-Irvine) and Sabina Vaught (Tufts)

September 28, 2017
Lunch Talk with JCBL Fellow Christopher Blakley: Have Herewith Sent You a Sheepe: Nonhuman Animals in the Networks of the Atlantic African Slave Trade
CSSJ & John Carter Brown Library Fellows Series

October 2017
October 3, 2017
Lunch Talk with High School Seniors Maya Clifton and Taiwo Demola

October 12, 2017
Lunch Talk with Meadow Dibble Hilley: A Diseased Ship at Home Port: Cape Cod Sea Captains and the Atlantic Slave Trade

October 14, 2017
Family Weekend Forum: Uncovering Historical Silences: Creating Public Histories

October 23, 2017
Race & Medicine Lecture with Ann Moring 

October 24, 2017
Emerging Scholar Lunch Talk with Professor Christopher Willoughby: The Medical Chattel Principle: Race, Slavery, and Dissection in Early American Medical Schools

November 2017
November 4, 2017
National Humanities Conference: Uncovering Historical Silences: Creating New Public Histories

November 7, 2017
Pat Mues and Sarah Weed Present Finding Phebe: Uncovering the History of Slavery in Warren, Rhode Island

November 14, 2017
Emerging Scholar Lunch Talk with Professor Thomas Ditcher: Mob Scenes: Lynching, Conquest, and the Carceral State

December 2017