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Arch Dalrymple III Department of History

University of Mississippi

Ian Beamish to Speak on Slavery in Antebellum Mississippi


The Arch Dalrymple III Department of History will host Ian Beamish for “Light Fingers and Heavy Hearts: Cotton Picking, Slavery, and the Quota System in the Deep South,” a presentation to be held next Monday, September 26th at 4:00PM in the Faulkner Room in J.D. Williams Library. Beamish, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, specializes in slavery and capitalism in antebellum Louisiana and Mississippi. This event is open to the public and should be of interest to faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students interested in learning more about the labor of enslaved people.