Archive for January, 2011

Freedom/Unfreedom in the Black Atlantic

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Free/Unfreedom in the Black Atlantic,” Center for Translational Humanities Speaker Series, Charles Foy, February 7, 5 pm, Lecture Hall, Doudna Fine Arts Center. Dr. Foy will address the shape of freedom in the eighteenth century Atlantic through an analysis of how European powers treated black mariners, free and enslaved. These seamen moved about the Atlantic and in crossing national, cultural, ethnic and legal boundaries provide, perhaps like no other group of individuals, a window into attitudes concerning race and freedom in the Atlantic.