J.E. Morgan

J.E. Morgan, 2023-2024 OI-NEH Postdoctoral Fellow J.E. Morgan is a historian of gender, race, and sexuality and the intersections of culture and law in the Anglo-Atlantic of the long eighteenth century. Dr. Morgan completed her doctorate in history at Emory University in 2021 and has received research support from the Cromwell Foundation and American Legal Society and the McNeil… Read More

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“Communal Biography: Reflections on Centering Stories of the Enslaved”

Join the Omohundro Institute as we welcome OI author and former Council member Sara E. Johnson for the 10th annual Council Lecture. Professor Johnson (University of California, San Diego) will deliver “Communal Biography: Reflections on Centering Stories of the Enslaved.” Communal biography offers new ways to think about the past inside and outside of the archive.  Moving between… Read More

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OI Author Conversation with Sara E. Johnson and Ada Ferrer

Join OI author Sara E. Johnson in conversation with Ada Ferrer ONLINE as they discuss Johnson’s new book, Encyclopédie Noire: The Making of Moreau de Saint-Méry’s Intellectual World (Omohundro Institute/University of North Carolina Press, 2023). Johnson and Ferrer will discuss experimental writing methods in historiography, the idea of communal biography, and stories about the enslaved and free… Read More

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Colloq with Simon Newman

Join us on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at 5:00 pm in the Cox classroom of the Reeder Media Center, lower level of Swem Library, as we welcome Simon Newman. Professor Newman will discuss “Taken Not Given: the end of slavery in Britain.” England’s Somerset v Stewart (1772) and Scotland’s Knight v Wedderburn (1778) have often been interpreted as ending… Read More

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