"Capitalism and Slavery in the Joint-Stock Economy"
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 12:30 pm
Joseph Kelly, Franklin College-University of Liverpool 2017 Graduate Research Fellow. This talk will explore the debate surrounding the slave-ownership of the Imperial Brazilian Mining Association, a British-owned gold mining company. Pizza will be served.
Sponsored by Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Liverpool, and the History Department.
Location: LeConte Hall 101
“Jewish writers in the German Democratic Republic”
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | 5:00 pm
Ulrike Schneider, Potsdam University, Germany, is the Spring 2017 Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies. She will be leading a talk on historical and literary perspectives on the controversial topic of Jewish writers in the German Democratic Republic.
Sponsored by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies.
Location: MLC 147
“Afro-French Studies Colloquium”
Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 11:30 am
The colloquium will open at 11:30 am with a buffet lunch, to be followed by two talks: Philippe Gumplowicz, “From Harlem to Paris: Jazz Music Arrives in Europe,” at noon, and Pap Ndiaye, “The Minority Paradox: Blackness in France,” at 1 p.m. Please contact Rachel Gabara at email@example.com to RSVP for lunch.
Sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.
Location: Tate Student Center 137
“Llibre Vermell: Pilgrim Songs from late 14th century Spain”
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 4:00 pm
Friendship Community Choir. A concert of director Kevin Kelly's modern setting of this manuscript of Spanish pilgrim songs scored for choir, harp, recorder and percussion. Free admission.
Location: Friendship Presbyterian Church, 441 South, across from Athens Academy