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Course Schedule ^top


20-10-09
preliminary information:
organisation, timeline
27-10-09
background 1:
slavery
03-11-09
Aphra Behn, Oroonoko (1688) 1
10-11-09
Aphra Behn, Oroonoko (1688) 2
17-11-09
background 2:
slaves
24-11-09
David Dabydeen, A Harlot's Progress (1999) 1
01-12-09
David Dabydeen, A Harlot's Progress (1999) 2
08-12-09
Abolitionism in Great Britain 1
Africans in Great Britain
15-12-09
Mary Prince, The History of Mary Prince (1831)
22-12-09
Olaudah Equiano, Interesting Narrative (1789) 1
09-01-10
Blockseminar:
Olaudah Equiano, Interesting Narrative (1789) 2
Abolitionism in Great Britain 2
12-01-10
Poetry
Maria Edgeworth, "The Grateful Negro" (1804)
19-01-10
Caryl Phillips, Cambridge (1991) 1
26-01-10
Caryl Phillips, Cambridge (1991) 2
repetition, open questions

Presentations ^top


27-10-09
 
J. Walvin, "The Origins of Atlantic Slavery", "The Coming of the British" (A Short History of Slavery 37-49, 50-67)
10-11-09
 
L. Brown, "The Romance of Empire: Oroonoko and the Trade in Slaves" (Aphra Behn 180-207
17-11-09
 
K. Morgan, "Work, Law, and Culture" (Slavery + the British Empire 101-26)
08-12-09
 
K. Morgan, "The Abolition of the British Slave Trade" (Slavery + the British Empire 148-71)
15-12-09
 
B. Baumgartner, "The Body as Evidence: Resistance, Collaboration, and Appropriation in The History of Mary Prince" (Callaloo 253-75)
22-12-09
 
V. Carretta, "Olaudah Equiano: African British Abolitionist and Founder of the African American Slave Narrative" (Cambridge Companion to African American Slave Narrative 44-60)
09-01-10
 
T.S. Bozeman, "Interstices, Hybridity, and Identity: Olaudah Equiano and the Discourse on the African" (Studies in the Literary Imagination 61-70)
09-01-10
 
A. Fisch, "Uncle Tom and Harriet Beecher Stow in England" (Cambridge Companion to Harriet Beecher Stowe 96-112)