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Dalrymple Lecture – Marisa Fuentes
February 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Professor Marissa Fuentes, Associate Professor of Women’s & Gender Studies and History and Presidential Term Chair in African American History, 2017-2022, will deliver the third annual Arch Dalrymple III Department of History Lecture. This free, public lecture, entitled “Refuse Bodies, Disposable Lives: A History of the Human and the Transatlantic Slave Trade,” will take place on February 14 at 5:30 p.m. in Bryant Hall, 209.
Professor Fuentes’s scholarship brings together critical historiography, historical geography, and black feminist theory to examine gender, sexuality, and slavery in the early modern Atlantic World. Fuentes’ book, Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive, won the Barbara T. Christian Best Humanities Book Prize and the Berkshires Conference of Women’s Historians First Book Prize, and the Association of Black Women Historians Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Award.