Tag: slavery

University of Maryland and Archaeology in Annapolis Collaborate in Research at Wye House

Recent excavations at Wye House, where Frederick Douglass was enslaved, demonstrate how archaeology is both contributing to new scholarly understandings of the African American experience and becoming a more public enterprise.

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Rutgers University-Camden Hosts “Diverse Unfreedoms and Their Ghosts”

This one-day conference brings together research on the diversity of practices, identities, and institutions of unfreedom in the U.S. and beyond.

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New Book Explores Life of Ona Judge, Enslaved Woman Who Escaped George Washington in Philadelphia

A professor of black studies and history at University of Delaware has written the first full-length nonfiction account of the life of Ona Judge.

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Princeton and Slavery Project to Share Findings Through Arts, Academic Collaborations

Findings of the Princeton and Slavery Project will be revealed this fall through academic and arts programming.

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University of Maryland Exhibit Shows Connections Between African Spiritual Practices, Christianity

“Frederick Douglass & Wye House: Archaeology and African American Culture in Maryland” interprets independent culture of enslaved people.

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New Report Reveals Rutgers University’s Ties to Slavery, Native American Displacement

“Scarlet and Black, Volume 1: Slavery and Dispossession in Rutgers History” uncovers the role of disenfranchised populations in the institution’s founding.

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Students Opposing Slavery, President Lincoln’s Cottage, Receive Presidential Award

Students Opposing Slavery (SOS), a youth education program of the Washington D.C. historic site, President Lincoln’s Cottage, was awarded the Presidential Award of Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons on Monday, October 24th, 2016.

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