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The Shape of Absence: Recovering Enslaved African American Woman's Resistance in 'Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts,' A Graphic Novel

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 4:30pm

Rockefeller Hall, 122
Central Campus

Dr. Rebecca Hall, JD, PhD, independent scholar-activist, has created a graphic novel based on her academic research and publications, forthcoming in 2020 by Simone and Schuster. Dr. Hall will explain her work centering on women's leadership in slave revolts and how the grpahic novel is a unique and powerful form for pulling these stories through gaps in the archive and in an histiorography dedicated to the silencing of women's collective, armed resistance to slavery. 

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Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies, Department of Performing and Media Arts


cascal, fgsscal, lgbtstudiescal, cosochum, caspma

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