Barbara Krauthamer , Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the History department at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, is the author of many essays and articles on the history of slavery and emancipation. She is the author of Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South, and co-author of Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery. The latter book was awarded the 2013 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in non-fiction. Barbara is currently working on a book about enslaved African and African American women’s strategies of resistance in the 18th-century Atlantic World.
Barbara has received awards and funding from: the Association of Black Women Historians; the National Endowment for the Humanities; Stanford University’s Research Institute for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity; Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition; the Institute for Historical Studies at the University of Texas at Austin; and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Join us with your lunch in hand. We will provide coffee, tea and cider for you as you listen to the presentations. The 30-minute program will begin promptly at 12:15 with seating and beverages ready just before noon. The lectures are free and everyone is welcome to attend.