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Slavery in the Transatlantic World


Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium on Transatlantic History

The University of Texas at Arlington


October 23, 2008


Call of Papers             Conference Program          Conference Flyer


William Clark, “Cutting the Sugar-Cane,” 1823, John Carter Brown Library, Brown University



 “The Many ‘Identities’ of Edmund Molyneux, the British Consul in Savannah”

Michele Kinney, University of Texas at Arlington


“Challenging the ‘Great Apostle of Emancipation’:

Southern Navalism and the Foreign Policy of Slavery, 1838-1841”

Matthew Karp, University of Pennsylvania


“Defending Liberté: Adelaide Metayer, Colonial Legacies and Southern Slave Law in

Early Nineteenth-Century Louisiana”

Kristen Vogel, Texas A&M University


 “‘Vital Blood’: Women’s Activism in the Eighteenth-Century Abstention Campaign”

Julie Holcomb, University of Texas at Arlington


Keynote Speaker


“Intimate Strangers: Trying to Understand Resistance to Slavery in Jamaica and Berbice, 1750-1834”

 Dr. Trevor Burnard, University of Warwick, United Kingdom


THSO Symposium 2008: officers, presenters, speakers, commentators, etc.

Back row (from left to right): Mylynka Kilgore, Michele Kinney, Dr. John Garrigus, Kristen Vogel, Julie Holcomb, Dr. Sam Haynes; Front row (from left to right): Gene Rhea Tucker, Dr. Chris Morris, Matthew Karp, Dr. Trevor Burnard


Alex and Mylynka



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