Conference: Primitive Accumulation @IISG_Amsterdam

We had traveled from many different time zones across the Americas as well as the far reaches of the eastern hemisphere yet despite the attendant jet lag that accompanies those long haul flights we endured, the conference proceedings, Toward a Global History of Primitive Accumulation, held at the International institute for Social History was surely worth … Continue reading Conference: Primitive Accumulation @IISG_Amsterdam

New Directions in 2019-Looking forward

I have a bit of time to devote to writing a short post about new directions going forward from this academic year. As always I have learned tremendously from the capacities I have been involved with over the past year. Some things were difficult. Nonetheless I am happy that with all things come life lessons … Continue reading New Directions in 2019-Looking forward

Paper Proposal Accepted: #SHARP2019

I couldn't be more excited- please find the abstract for the paper below.  A History of a Life with its Deepest Intentions: The Analog/Digital After-life of  Moses Grandy’s Narrative of Enslavement The recovery, sharing, and witnessing generated through close readings of slave narratives digitized at Documenting the American South at the University of North Carolina … Continue reading Paper Proposal Accepted: #SHARP2019

Wadmalaw Island, SC: In pictures

North Charleston Above: The road to Wadmalaw Island. Hwy 171 to 700 A strong oak. Spanish Moss. Bear Bluffs Fish Hatchery on Wadmalaw Island. Me-- taking in the psychic resonances of my Gullah ancestors. Map at Bears Bluff Fish Hatchery. It was an amazing experience to be there. To be where, historically, my ancestors worked … Continue reading Wadmalaw Island, SC: In pictures