Princeton University, Davis Center Conference: The Long Aftermath of Slavery, April 3 – 4, 2015

The Long Aftermath of Slavery: From Emancipation to Reparations in the United States and the Caribbean. The two-day meeting will bring together a group of scholars exploring comparisons and connections between the post-emancipation history of the United States and the wider Caribbean world.

On Friday, April 3, at 4:30 pm, the Barbadian historian Sir Hilary Beckles, the chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Reparations Commission, will join the law professor and activist Adjoa Aiyetoro, the literary scholar Salamishah Tillet, and the historian Martha Biondi in a roundtable discussion about the history and current politics of reparations movements in the United States and the Caribbean. The conversation will take place in East Pyne 010.

The event is co-sponsored by the Center for African American Studies, the University Center for Human Values, and the Program in American Studies.

The Long Aftermath of Slavery: From Emancipation to Reparations in the United States and the Caribbean (Panel 2)

Apr 4, 2015  ·  9:30 a.m.  ·  Dickinson Hall, Seminar Room 211

A Colloquium at Princeton University
Panel 2: Migration and Mobility in the Post-Emancipation Atlantic
Panelists:
Caree Banton (University of Arkansas)
Brandi Hughes (University of Michigan)
Chair: Wallace Best (Princeton)

The Long Aftermath of Slavery: From Emancipation to Reparations in the United States and the Caribbean (Panel 3)

Apr 4, 2015  ·  11:15 a.m.  ·  Dickinson Hall, Seminar Room 211

A Colloquium at Princeton University
Panel 3: Empire and Jim Crow
Panelists
Mia Bay (Rutgers University)
Christienna Fryar (Buffalo State University)
Chair: Joshua Guild (Princeton)

The Long Aftermath of Slavery: From Emancipation to Reparations in the United States and the Caribbean (Panel 4)

Apr 4, 2015  ·  2:15 p.m.  ·  Dickinson Hall, Seminar Room 211

A Colloquium at Princeton University
Panel 4: Twentieth Century Struggles
2:15 – 4:00pm
Panelists:
Martha Biondi (Northwestern University)
Nathan Connolly (Johns Hopkins University)
Peter Hudson (UCLA)
Chair: Keeanga – Yamahtta Taylor (Princeton)

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