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EIHS Workshop: "Owned Intimacies: Property, Gender, and Human Bondage"

Friday, February 6, 2015
5:00 AM
1014 Tisch Hall

Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies <br> Friday Series <br> Graduate Student Workshop

Surviving materials from those who endured slavery have always been sparse. The papers on this panel share that challenge in different parts of the world and at different moments. This panel provides an opportunity to think through how historians weigh the meanings of the few individuals who do appear in archives with the knowledge that they are already extraordinary by their very inclusion. Each also asks questions about the histories of individuals who experienced oppression and yet might also be considered “collaborators” with, or even agents of, oppression themselves.

Panelists include:

  • Jennifer L. Morgan (Professor, History, Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University)
  • Adriana Chira (Ph.D. Candidate, Anthropology and History, University of Michigan)
  • Emily Macgillivray (Ph.D. Program, American Culture, University of Michigan)
  • Marie Stango Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of Michigan)
  • Anthony P. Mora (panel chair; Associate Professor, History and American Culture, University of Michigan).

Free and open to the public. Lunch provided.

This event is part of the Friday Series of the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies. It is made possible by a generous contribution from Kenneth and Frances Aftel Eisenberg.