This course will explore the history of slavery and antislavery from the mid sixteenth century to the late nineteenth century. The course focuses on topics such as the Atlantic slave trade, the rise of slave trading empires in Africa, and the impacts of slavery and antislavery in the Atlantic World. Core themes of the course include freedom and bondage, race, class, gender, sexuality, religion, imperialism, agency and resistance, and identity and subjectivity.
45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework
|Spring 2017 - Current|