Guest Post: In Search of Annie Parker by Professor Jack Kaufman-McKivigan

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Thanks to support from the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute, the IU New Currents program, and several campus offices and departments as well as Indiana Humanities (the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities), the Frederick Douglass Papers will sponsor a gathering of scholars, teachers, students, and the general public to examine the […]

Frederick Douglass scholars, IUPUI to celebrate publication of Douglass’ ‘The Heroic Slave’

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INDIANAPOLIS — University scholars from the U.S. and Europe will gather at an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis event next month celebrating a new publication of an “underappreciated gem” – a novel authored by famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The Frederick Douglass Papers Edition, a documentary editing project of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, […]

National journal features papers from IUPUI Frederick Douglass conference and IUPUI professor as guest editor

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INDIANAPOLIS — The latest issue of a leading scholarly journal about African American history includes the publication of several papers presented during an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis conference on the life and work of Frederick Douglass. IUPUI professor John R. Kaufman-McKivigan served as guest editor for “Rediscovering the Life and Times of Frederick Douglass,” a […]

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Call to Action Film Series and Panel: “Slavery by Another Name”

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6:00-8:30 pm Inlow Hall (IH), IUPUI 530 W. New York St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 Slavery by Another Name is a 90-minute PBS documentary that challenges one of Americans’ most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. Most Americans do not realize that the constitutions […]

Gilder Lehrman Center Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Fellowship

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A residential fellowship with The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition http://www.yale.edu/glc/info/trafficking.htm The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University, invites applications for a residential fellowship from scholars and public intellectuals to […]

Gilder Lehrman Center 2013-14 Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

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The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University invites applications for its 2013-2014 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections […]