Event | Mutiny on the Rising Sun: Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate at Old North with Dr. Jared Hardesty on 11/3/21

Hosted by Old North Wednesday, November 3, 2021 | 7:00 – 8:30pm Register here Join historian Jared Ross Hardesty on Zoom for a discussion about his new book, Mutiny on the Rising Sun: A Tragic Tale of Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate. On the night of June 1, 1743, terror struck the schooner Rising Sun. After completing a routine … Continue reading Event | Mutiny on the Rising Sun: Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate at Old North with Dr. Jared Hardesty on 11/3/21

ABB & IAA Event | ReMapping New England: Enslaved Black Biographies from Canada’s Atlantic, with Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield on 9/30

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield traces the itinerary of an enslaved Black woman named Nancy during the Revolutionary period Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Register here In this talk, Dr. Whitfield will trace the itinerary of an enslaved Black woman named Nancy … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | ReMapping New England: Enslaved Black Biographies from Canada’s Atlantic, with Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield on 9/30

Event | Conversations on the Commons: Taking History Across Town

Collaborations between historical societies, libraries, and schools Hosted by the Massachusetts History Alliance Friday, September 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT Register here Join us for a conversation about collaborations across town. What do you do, and how well does it work? What does not work? Join our panelists, Sabrina Kaplan, Outreach … Continue reading Event | Conversations on the Commons: Taking History Across Town

Event | Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History on 11/14

Hosted by Maine Wabanaki REACH November 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM This program is a two hour  interactive experience in which we engage in a story of particular events in the history of 400-years of colonization of Wabanaki people by Europeans in this territory now called the state of Maine. This highly engaging experience requires … Continue reading Event | Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History on 11/14

Event | Dawnland Film and Discussion 10/11

Indigenous People’s Day October 11, 2021 at 6:00 PM Don't miss this unique opportunity to engage with a few of the women who created Wabanaki REACH and the historic Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The documentary film about their work, Dawnland, will be available to view online prior to the panel discussion.  Dawnland is a … Continue reading Event | Dawnland Film and Discussion 10/11

Event | Pandemic Legacies: Health, Healing, and Medicine in the Age of Slavery and Beyond 10/6-10/8

The 2021 Lapidus Center Conference is Hosted by Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture October 6-8, 2021 Pandemic Legacies: Health, Healing, and Medicine in the Age of Slavery and Beyond Just as the slave trade tied together the cultures and populations of four continents, it also wed together distinctive disease ecologies. The lack of … Continue reading Event | Pandemic Legacies: Health, Healing, and Medicine in the Age of Slavery and Beyond 10/6-10/8

Event | 2021 Slave Dwelling Project Conference 9/30-10/2

Changing Narratives in Changing Times September 30 - October 2 Register Here Keynote addresses byHasan Kwame JeffriesSusan NeimanWhitney Battle-Baptiste   General Admission for all 30 sessions is only $100The Student Rate is $35A limited number of scholarships are still available. Since 2010,The Slave Dwelling Project has been bringing attention to the need to preserve, sustain and interpret slave dwellings … Continue reading Event | 2021 Slave Dwelling Project Conference 9/30-10/2

Event | Liberated Africans and the Study of Slavery: New Directions

Hosted by the Beniba Centre for Slavery Studies, University of Glasgow Wednesday, September 22, 2021 | 10:00 to – 12:00 pm EDT Learn more and register From 1807 until the end of the 19th century, Africans ‘liberated’ from illegal slaving vessels were re-settled in West Africa, the Cape Colony, Kenya, across the Caribbean and in South America. These … Continue reading Event | Liberated Africans and the Study of Slavery: New Directions

Event | Civil War (or, who do we think we are): An Urgent Reflection on America’s Collective Memory

A feature documentary by three-time Emmy nominee Rachel Boynton Learn more here Screenings New York, NY | September 17-23, IFC Center, Q&As on 9/17, 9/18 and 9/23 Los Angeles, CA | September 17-23, Laemmle Monica Boston, MA | Screening & Panel, Coolidge Corner, September 22nd, 7:00pm Written and directed by three-time Emmy nominee Rachel Boynton (Big … Continue reading Event | Civil War (or, who do we think we are): An Urgent Reflection on America’s Collective Memory

Event | “Perseverance,” a play by Callie Kimball

In-theater at Portland Stage, in Portland, Maine September 29 – October 17, 2021 Digital On-Demand October 13 – October 31, 2021 In the fictional town of Hillcroft Maine, a 20th century African American schoolteacher is determined to elevate her students. One hundred years later, in the same place, a white teacher is running for office. … Continue reading Event | “Perseverance,” a play by Callie Kimball