Call for Papers - Slavery, Memory and Literature

2017.06.12 | Workshop

Workshop, Paris, October 18-19 2017, Columbia Global Center and EHESS

Call for articles - Literature, Slavery and the Emotions

2017.05.31 | Publication

Literature associated with slavery provokes and often seeks to provoke emotional responses. This has been most widely studied in the context of late 18th and 19th sentimentalism, a key dimension of abolitionist movements. As a first major case of affective politics, slavery paved the way for more recent efforts to not only ‘harness’…

Three calls for papers

2016.09.06 | Seminar

Call for papers out for: Session at the ACLA in Utrecht, July 2017 (deadline September 27, 2016) Seminar on “Slavery and Emotion”,Martinique, January 6-8 2017 (deadline October 15, 2016). Symposium on Haiti "Shaking Up the World? Global Effects of Haitian Tremors: 1791, 2010", August 2017 (deadline February 1, 2017)

The Dark Continent? Images of Africa in European Narratives about the Congo

2016.01.01 | Publication

English translation of Frits Andersens work on European Narratives on Africa

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Wed 12 Oct
12:00-17:00 | Aarhus University
The visuality of slavery
Seminar with Nicholas Mirzoeff
Wed 12 Oct
11:00-16:00 | Langelandsgade 139, building 1580, room 414, Aarhus University
Seminar on visuality and countervisuality in the colonial world
Thu 06 Oct
13:00-16:00 | Aarhus University
Edward Long’s Vision of Jamaica, the lessons of Saint-Domingue and the virtues of a planned society in the History of Jamaica, 1774
Talk by Professor Trevor Burnard

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