MONDAY October 25th, John Harpham, “The Causes of Complexion”

Please join the Renaissance Workshop

MONDAY, October 25th, when

John Harpham
Harper-Schmidt Fellow
University of Chicago

presents the paper:

“The Causes of Complexion”

*chapter five of book MS titled The Intellectual Origins of American Slavery
MONDAY, October 25th
Rosenwald 405
*This event is co-sponsored with the Early Modern and Mediterranean Worlds Workshop
The paper, to be read in advance, will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop and is available under the password “complexion”  on our website. Light refreshments will be served.
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Image: “Africa,” in Abraham Ortelius, Abraham Ortelius His Epitome of the Theater of the Worlde (London, 1603), A4. STC 18856, Houghton Library, Harvard University.