The Fugitive Justice and the Abolition of the Master/Slave Girl Dialectic | Main Building Villard Room at Vassar College | Lectures & Talks, Literary & Books, Kids & Family | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Lectures & Talks, Literary & Books, Kids & Family

The Fugitive Justice and the Abolition of the Master/Slave Girl Dialectic

When: Thu., Dec. 1, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 2016

As part of the “Centering the Lives of Black Women and Girls” series, Jasmine Syedullah will give this lecture. This talk focuses on the writings of Harriet Jacobs, a formerly enslaved mother and abolitionist, and explores traditional patriarchal relationships to property, rights, and freedom. Syedullah is a political theorist and scholar in the radical intellectual tradition, whose research focuses on figurations of freedom and captivity from the plantation to the prison.

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