Rethinking Race and Slavery at 400 Years

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End: August 15, 2019
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The Rethinking Race and Slavery at 400 Years Conference at Avon Old Farms School will take place on November 8, 2019. It will commemorate the quadricentennial of the origins of slavery at Jamestown. This conference aims to identify and challenge conventions of teaching and scholarship about slavery and race. Bringing together scholars of race and slavery as well as secondary educators, the conference will feature both academic papers and demonstrations of teaching.


Avon Old Farms School is welcoming proposals for papers or teaching sessions. Submissions of teaching demonstrations or papers on any subject related to slavery and race are welcome. Proposals are due by August 15.


See conference webpage for details. Questions or comments, contact Dr. Chris Doyle, Conference Director, at