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POSTPONED: 1619 Commemoration Lecture "Slavery's Afterlives: Some Atlantic Genealogies"

POSTPONED: 1619 Commemoration Lecture "Slavery's Afterlives: Some Atlantic Genealogies".


More details will be forthcoming about the rescheduled date, time and location.



2019 marked the 400th anniversary of the first enslaved persons' arrival in British North America. To commemorate this event, Dr. Julie Saville will give a talk on the institution of slavery and its afterlives. This program will help the broader Columbia College community to pause and reflect on the importance of this date and its impact on world history. 

Julie Saville

Associate Professor Emerita of History

University of Chicago

This event is supported by a grant from the Office of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Wednesday, February 19 at 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Hokin Lecture Hall , 109 623 South Wabash, Chicago, IL 60605

Event Type



School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities, History and Social Sciences



Contact Name

Oscar Valdez

Contact Email

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