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Slavery: A Legacy

January 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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“Slavery: A Legacy,” a part of FIU’s Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week

Organized by the Center for the Humanities in an urban Environment and a part of Florida International University’s Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week, “Slavery: A Legacy” explores the various ways in which the Transatlantic Slave Trade continues to shape the present, both in the United States, and in Latin America. Hosted by Professor Andrea Queeley (FIU), this program takes us through voting rights (Professor Gilda Daniels, University of Baltimore), the legacies of anti-Black racism in Spanish America (Professor Lorgia García-Peña, Tufts University), economic inequality and reparations (Professor William Darity, Duke University) and governmental and legal forms of oppression in the Anglophone Caribbean (Professor Heather Russell, FIU). This virtual event is free and open to all people in all time zones.

This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia grant in partnership with Florida International University.

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January 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm -
January 26, 2022 @ 6:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Andrea Queeley, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Florida International University; Heather Russsell, Vice Provost, Faculty Leadership and Success, Florida International University, author of Legba's Crossing: Narratology in the African Atlantic, University of Georgia Press; William Darity, Samuel DuBois Cook Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Duke University, author of From Here to Equality, UNC Press; Professor Gilda Daniels, University of Baltimore, author of Uncounted: The Crisis of Voter Suppression in America, NYU Press; Professor Lorgia García-Peña, Tufts University, author of Translating Blackness, Duke University Press;
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Tempestt Morgan
(305) 348-5125

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