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September 2019

Research in Progress Lunch: Dr. Daniel Rood

September 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Conference Room, Keene Flint

“The Rural Afterlives of Slavery: Landownership, Politics, and Farming Practice Among Black Farmers in Clarke County, Georgia, 1865-1980” Motivated by the controversy over the University of Georgia’s 2016 disturbance of a burial ground of enslaved people, this paper examines the "rural afterlives" of slavery by looking at the dynamics of race, land ownership, and agricultural transformation in Athens-Clarke County between 1865 and 1980. This paper is the earliest phase of a micro-history that will place everyday agricultural practice, ecological strategies, and small-scale investment decisions…

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November 2019

Ibram Kendi

November 21 @ 7:00 pm

Ibram Kendi will speak about his new book, How to Be an Antiracist This talk is sponsored by the Rothman Family Chair in the Humanities  

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