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Slaves' Claims to Family and Property in the Southern Gold Coast and the U.S. South

When: Oct 06, 2006 at 4:00 PM
Where: 302 Pond Laboratory

Dylan Penningroth is associate professor of history at Northwestern University. He works on African American history, with special interests in the history of slavery and emancipation, property and family, and African History. He is the recipient of the Allan Nevins Prize of the Society of American Historians in 2000 as well as the Organization of American Historians' 2004 Avery O. Craven Award for his book, The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South (University of North Carolina Press, 2003). He has been appointed an OAH Distinguished Lecturer 2005-2008 and is currently working on a book about African Americans' engagement with law in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century South. Slaves' Claims to Family and Property in the Southern Gold Coast and the U.S. South - Read More…

Engaging Latina/o America Reception

When: from Sep 21, 2006 12:00 AM to Jul 02, 2013 12:00 AM
Where: Zoller Gallery Breezeway, Visual Arts Building

This series of public lectures explores critical issues shaping the field of Latina/o Studies today. Engaging Latina/o America Reception - Read More…

Why are HIV rates so high in Africa? And what does this have to do with human rights?

When: Apr 10, 2006 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Nazi Medicine and the Legacy of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial

When: Apr 03, 2006 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Evolution of the Market Economy in West Africa

When: Mar 31, 2006 at 4:15 PM

Joseph E. Inikori is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, History Department, University of Rochester. He was formerly Chairman of the History Department at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria. He is the author of Africans and the Industrial Revolution in England: A Study in International Trade and Economic Development (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), which won the 2003 American Historical Association’s Leo Gershoy Award for “the most outstanding work in English on any aspect of the field of 17th- and 18th-century western European history,” and the 2003 African Studies Association’s Herskovits Award The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Evolution of the Market Economy in West Africa - Read More…

Continued Notes from a Medium Brown Girl

When: Nov 07, 2005 at 3:00 PM
Where: HUB–Robeson Center Auditorium

Rethinking Slave Emancipation in the United States

When: Sep 30, 2005 at 4:00 PM
Where: 102 Chambers Building

"Race," Genomics, and Health

When: Apr 14, 2005 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

Charmaine Royal is Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health (Division of Medical Genetics) and Director of the GenEthics Unit in the National Human Genome Center at Howard University. Dr. Royal received her B.S. in Microbiology, M.S. in Genetic Counseling, and Ph.D. in Human Genetics from Howard University. She then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Bioethics and Special Populations Research Program of the National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health. "Race," Genomics, and Health - Read More…

Jihad: Holy War, Just War, or Terrorism?

When: Apr 08, 2005 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

jihad with either holy war or terrorism cannot be supported in the broad mainstream of Muslim understandings of jihad, both historical and contemporary. Instead, the jihad tradition has much more in common with the Western just war tradition than it does with holy war or terrorism. Jihad: Holy War, Just War, or Terrorism? - Read More…