Emancipations Lab

2013 Events


Eddie Glaude, Jr.

Eddie Glaude, Jr.

William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies, Department of Religion, and Chair, Center for African American Studies, Princeton University
Democracy in Black: Identity Politics in a Post-Soul Era
Thursday, March 7, 2013 @ 4:30pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L140
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The 2013 Burdick-Vary Symposium

Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: Black Christianity and the Unfinished Quest for Emancipation
Featuring Barabara Savage, Paul Harvey, Matthew Z. Harper, Ed Pavlic, Craig Werner, Josef Sorett, Missy Dehn Kubotschek, and Eddie Glaude, Jr.
Friday, March 8, 2013
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Banquet Room, University Club (803 State Street)
Sponsored by the Institute for Research in the Humanities
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Steven Hahn

Steven Hahn

Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor in American History, University of Pennsylvania
The Dimensions of Freedom: Slave Emancipation, Indian Peoples, and the Projects of the New American States
Thursday, September 13, 2012 @ 7:30pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160
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Thavolia Glymph

Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and History, Duke University
"Negro Outlaws": Enslaved Women on the Homefront
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 @ 4:00pm
Ingraham Hall, Room 206

"Turned into the Streets": Black Women and Children Refugees in the Civil War
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 @ 4:00pm
Ingraham Hall, Room 206

[Open Seminar] Freedom's Price: The Historical Dilemma
Thursday, October 18, 2012 @ 12:20pm
Social Sciences Hall, Room 8108

Events sponsored by the Havens Center 

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Mark Grimsley

Associate Professor of History, The Ohio State University
The Civil War as an Interracial War
Friday, October 19, 2012 @ 12:00pm
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Event sponsored by the Wisconsin Veterans Museum

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Stephen Kantrowitz and
David Cecelski

Freedom Stories: African Americans and the Civil War
Wisconsin Book Festival 

Thursday, November 8, 2012 @ 7:30pm

Overture Center for the Arts, Wisconsin Studio
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Book Festival 

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Heather Thompson

Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Temple University
The Costs of the Carceral State
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 @ 4:00pm
Ingraham Hall, Room 206
Distorting Democracy: Rethinking Politics and Power in the Age of Mass Incarceration
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 @ 4:00pm
Social Sciences Hall, Room 8417
Events sponsored by the Havens Center 
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Jim Downs
Assistant Professor of History, Connecticut College

Dying to be Free: The Health Conditions of Freed Slaves during the Civil War and Reconstruction
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 @ 7:30pm
Memorial Library Room 126
Event coordinated by the Nelson Institute
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Tiya Miles

Tiya Miles

Elsa Barkley Brown Collegiate Professor of African American Women's History, University of Michigan
Haunted Emancipations: Seeking Ghosts of Slavery in the South
Thursday, February 28, 2013 @ 7:30pm
Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, L160 

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Major support provided by the UW-Madison Center for the Humanities and the L&S Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities, and the Anonymous Fund of the College of Letters & Science. Events sponsored individually by the Wisconsin Book Festival, Wisconsin Humanities Council, and the following UW-Madison organizations: A.E. Havens Center for the Study of Social Structure and Social Change; Institute for Research in the Humanities; Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History, and Environment; Department of Medical History and Bioethics; Departments of History, Afro-American Studies, English, and Gender & Women’s Studies; the Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies.