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Fall 2017-2018
* HIS 402 / AAS 402 / AMS 412 (HA)   No Pass/D/Fail

Princeton and Slavery

Martha A. Sandweiss

Research seminar focused on Princeton University's historical connections to the institution of slavery. The class will contribute to a website that details this history and assist with the scholarly events related to the public launch of the Princeton and Slavery Project. Class will meet in Mudd Library.

Sample reading list:
Craig Steven Wilder, Ebony & Ivy
James Oliver Horton & Lois E. Horton, Slavery & Public History
Alfred Brophy, Reparations: Pro and Con

Reading/Writing assignments:
All students will do extensive research in University and online archives, and create content for the Princeton and Slavery website by writing short essays and developing online exhibitions.

Papers - 55%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Other (See Instructor) - 15%

Other information:
Not open to students who were enrolled in the fall 2016 "Princeton Slavery and Historical Memory" freshman seminar. Work in conjunction with the Princeton and Slavery symposium and related tours will account for 15% of the final grade.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20818 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W   Mudd Manuscript Library   1A   Enrolled:8 Limit:12