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September 2020

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Stuart Tyson Smith, “Black Pharaohs? Egyptological Bias, Racism, and Egypt and Nubia as African Civilizations”

September 22 @ 1:00 pm
Zoom, CA

Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African & African American Research welcomes UCSB Professor of Anthropology (and History Department affiliate faculty member) Stuart Tyson Smith to the W.E.B. Du Bois Virtual Lecture Series. On Tuesday, September 22 Professor Smith will present his Zoom lecture “Black Pharaohs? Egyptological Bias, Racism, and Egypt and Nubia as African Civilizations.” Register in advance for this free event here. Please note that the lecture begins at 4:00 Eastern/1:00 Pacific time. Professor Smith’s research centers on the civilizations…

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New Majors’ Meeting

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States

Please joins us at the annual History Department New Majors’ Meeting! This meeting is great for incoming freshmen and transfer students, and any student that is new to our department. View the attached flyer for more details, and use this Zoom link to join: https://ucsb.zoom.us/j/95769465508   New Majors’ Meeting 2020 (1)

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October 2020

Free

John Majewski, Living Democracy in Capitalism’s Shadow: Creative Labor, Black Abolitionists, and the Struggle to End Slavery

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom, CA

REGISTER NOW Free to attend; registration required to receive Zoom webinar attendance link In the two decades before the Civil War, a new type of capitalism developed in the northern United States that stressed mass education, widespread innovation, and new markets for art and design. For Black abolitionists, the changing northern economy presented new opportunities to highlight the evils of slavery. While continuing to attack slavery’s physical cruelty, Black abolitionists in the 1840s and 1850s increasingly highlighted the “mental darkness”…

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