Antebellum Slave Cabins and other Spaces Inside and Outside the Big House in Louisiana Heritage Tourism

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Lecture by Stephen Small, Ph.D.

Stephen Small, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of African Diaspora Studies, and Director of the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, both at the University of California, Berkeley where he has taught since 1995. He has been a visiting scholar at universities in Brazil, England, France, Netherlands, Spain and Zimbabwe. He is the author of five books and co-author or co-editor of eight books. His most recent book is In the Shadows of the Big House. Twenty-First Century Antebellum Slave Cabins and Heritage Tourism in Louisiana, University Press of Mississippi, June 2023; and 1981: Black Liverpool, Past and Present (co-written with Jimi Jagne), Serendipity Arts Institute, 2022. Previous publications include Black Europe and the African Diaspora, (Co-editor with Darlene Clark Hine and Trica Danielle Keaton), University of Illinois Press, Urbana Champaign, 2009; and Representations of Slavery. Race and Ideology in Southern Plantation Museums (co-written with Jennifer L. Eichstedt), Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC and London, 2002.  Professor Small earned his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley in 1989. He was born and raised in Liverpool, England, the city with the nation’s longest standing Black population. 


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When and Where
September 26, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Room/Location: Wegmans Theatre

Open to the Public

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