Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Workshop: "‘Loss in any Manner:’ Slave Mortality and End of Life Issues in Antebellum America" by Dr. Daina Ramey Berry, University of Texas at Austin

Mon, September 10, 2012 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 AM

Daina Ramey Berry, Associate Professor, is the author of Swing the Sickle for the Harvest is Ripe: Gender and Slavery in Antebellum Georgia (University of Illinois Press, 2007). Recipient of the American Council of Learned Societies, Frederick Burkhardt Fellowship, National Humanities Center in 2007-2008, she joined the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin in 2010, where she offers courses on gender and slavery in the United States. She is currently working on her second book-length manuscript, The Price for their Pound of Flesh: The Value of Human Chattels from Preconception to Postmortem.

Link to Dr. Berry's faculty homepage.

Responder: Shirley E. Thompson, Associate Professor, Department of American Studies and Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, UT Austin.  Link to Professor Thompson's faculty profile.

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, Sept. 7.

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History

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