GCSSL Graduate Research Workshop

Graduate students are on the cutting edge of original research into the history of slavery and its legacies. The GCSSL Graduate Research Workshop features work-in-progress by Georgetown doctoral candidates investigating these issues. Email gcssl@georgetown.edu to receive announcements, pre-circulated papers, and Zoom links for the discussions hosted by the Workshop.

2023-24 Schedule

October 3, 2023, ICC 662, 12:30-1:45: Luke Frederick, “The Carceral Capital: Racialized Policing and Incarceration in Antebellum Washington”

November 14, 2023, ICC 662, 12:30-1:45: Ishmael Annang, “Growing Food, Eating Medicine: Agricultural Festivals and Spiritual Ecology in Africa’s Gold Coast (Ghana)”

February 6, 2024, ICC 662, 12:30-1:45: Claire Bents, “The Final Voyage of the Whydah: Histories and Legacies of Slavery and Piracy Across the Atlantic”

April 2, 2024, ICC 662, 12:30-1:45: George Clay, “Slavery, Empire, and Emotional Politics in Cartagena de Indias and Providence Island, 1620-1650”