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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2020-21


SOCY 79.08 Lest We Forget: History, Collective Memory and Slavery at Dartmouth

Beyond noting that Wheelock owned slaves, little is known of Dartmouth's other historical connections, if any, to the institution of slavery. This research seminar investigates the college's economic entanglement in the trade and slaveholding; as a site for the intellectual legitimation and contestation of slavery; and the contributions of enslaved persons to its development. We will also review the origins, findings and responses to similar collective memory projects at other institutions including Brown, Emory and Yale.

Instructor

King

Cross Listed Courses

AAAS 20.50

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:SOC

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