1619 Program Videos

1619 And Beyond: Explorations in Atlantic Slavery and its American Legacy

2021-2022 Videos:

Friday, November 5, 2021

Lecture: “Monumental Bodies: How Blackness Tells the American Story”
By Caroline Randall Williams

Friday, October 8, 2021

Lecture: “Place, Race, and Chronic Disease: ‘Inverting the Lens’ to Address the Root of Health Inequities”
By Brian Smedley

2020-2021 Videos:

Friday, January 22, 2021

Lecture: “An Interview: Eyes in the Prize as Documentary and Document”
By Judy Richardson, SNCC Veteran, Documentary Filmmaker

Friday, February 5, 2021

“Policing Black America: A Dialogue” with Carl Sudder, Shannon King and Hasan Kwame Jeffries

Friday, March 5, 2021

“The Black Athlete: Politics and Protest in the Era of Black Lives Matter”
with Derrick White, Professor of History, University of Kentucky, and
Louis Moore, Associate Professor of History, Grand Valley State University

2019-2020 Videos:

Friday, September 27, 2019

Lecture: “Africa and the Origins of Atlantic Slaving”
Lisa Lindsay
Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor
Chair, Department of History
University of North Carolina
With introductions by History Department Chair and Professor Scott Levi and History Professor Stephanie Shaw.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Lecture: “The First Atlantic Revolution:  Islam, Abolition and Republic in West Africa, circa 1776”
Randolph Ware 
Associate Professor, Department of History
University of California Santa Barbara
With introductions by History Professors Stephanie Shaw and Ousman Kobo.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Lecture: “Blackout: Shining a Light on Two Centuries of Forced Illiteracy in the Slave South”
Peter Wood
Professor Emeritus, Duke University

Friday, January 31, 2020

Lecture: “Madwomen on the Slave Ship; Reproducing Racial Capitalism in the Early Black Atlantic”
Jennifer L. Morgan

Professor and Chair of Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University

Friday, February 28, 2020

Lecture: “The Carceral Landscape: Toward an Environmental History of Enslaved Resistance”
Walter Johnson

Winthrop Professor of History, Harvard University and Professor of African and African-American Studies