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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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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

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

Tags

cascal, fgsscal, lgbtstudiescal, cosochum, caspma

Contact E-Mail

aidankelly@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Aidan Kelly

Contact Phone

607-255-6480

Speaker

Rebecca Hall

Dept. Web Site

https://fgss.cornell.edu

Open To

General Public

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