Traveling Colloquium to Paris and Nantes March 2018

Slavery and Visual Culture Colloquium – Journées d’études sur l’esclavage et les cultures visuelles Collaborative Colloquium in France in March 2018    Left: members of the seminar at Nantes’ Memorial of the Abolition of Slavery (photo Chiming Yang) Right: Slavicult traveling seminar at the Musee du Quai Branly-Jacques-Chirac with curator Gaëlle Beaujean (Photo: Larissa Brewer-Garcia)…

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Workshop Discussion with Simon Gikandi: Friday, October 28th at 10am

Please join us for a workshop-style discussion of past and current research projects and writings with Simon Gikandi on Friday, October 28th at 10am at the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture (5733 S. University Avenue). Paper available here (password protected, RSVP to lordfransee@uchicago.edu for password) Persons with a disability who believe they…

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Reading Group Discussion of Simon Gikandi’s Slavery and the Culture of Taste: Tuesday October 11th 4:30pm

Please join us for the Slavery and Visual Culture Working Group’s first reading group discussion.  The aim of our reading group sessions is to discuss texts and/or visual material deemed fundamental for a historical and theoretical reflection on the relationships between slavery and visuality. The first assigned reading is Simon Gikandi’s Slavery and the Culture of Taste (Princeton UP, 2011)…

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