Slavery and Its Legacies

Slavery and Its Legacies


Latest Episodes

Connor Williams on Voices from the Archive
December 04, 2017

Connor Williams joins Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss the creation of "Voices from the Archive," an online teaching resource based on documents gathered from Sterling Memorial Library's Manuscripts and Archives collection.

Erik Mathisen on American Diplomacy during the era of Reconstruction
November 10, 2017

Erik Mathisen joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss American foreign relations during the Reconstruction era.

Jonathan Schroeder on Mapping North American Slave Narratives
October 19, 2017

Jonathan Schroeder on Mapping North American Slave Narratives

Brad Proctor on Political Violence during Reconstruction
October 06, 2017

Brad Proctor joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss the Ku Klux Klan and Political Violence during Reconstruction.

Nicholas Wood on the Pre-Garrisonian Abolitionist Movement
September 15, 2017

Nicholas Wood joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss his book-in-progress, "Before Garrison: Antislavery & Politics in the New Nation."

Joshua Lynn on Party Realignment as Racial Realignment in the Civil War Era
September 08, 2017

Joshua Lynn joins Thomas Thurston to discuss the antebellum Democratic Party's effort to transform itself into a party dedicated to "preserving the white man's republic."

Slavery and Its Legacies – Samantha Seeley on Race, Removal, and the Right to Remain in the Early American Republic
August 29, 2017

Samantha Seeley joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavery and Its Legacies to discuss her book-in-progress, "Race, Removal, and the Right to Remain in the Early American Republic."

Slavery and Its Legacies: Manuel Barcia on piracy, the slave trade, and the trial of the Panda
August 14, 2017

Professor Manuel Barcia discusses an episode covered in his current book project: The Pirates, the Judge, and the Amistad Trial: Or How the Panda Slavers May Have Determined the Fate of the Amistad Africans.

Slavery and Its Legacies – Tammy Ingram on the Wickedest City in America
July 31, 2017

Dr. Tammy Ingram joins Thomas Thurston on this episode of Slavey and Its Legacies as they discuss Dr. Ingram's upcoming book project titled The Wickedest City in America: Sex, Race, and Organized Crime in the Jim Crow South.

Slavery and Its Legacies – Abigail Cooper on the Movements of Black Refugees in the Civil War Era
July 17, 2017

Thomas Thurston spoke with Abigail Cooper, an Assistant Professor in History at Brandeis University and a visiting fellow at the Gilder Lehrman Center, about her work examining Civil War refugee or contraband camps across the South.