Mondays at Beinecke: Yale & Slavery – student perspectives

Monday, January 31, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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A presentation of research findings from three students in the Yale College fall 2021 seminar, “Slavery, Race, and Yale.” The course focused on the history of the relationship between Yale University and the institution of racial slavery in the United States, beginning with the founding of the University in 1701, through the era of the American Civil War, up to the end of the 19th century. The course also considered the historical relationship between the University and the Black community of New Haven, including the living memory of enslavement.
Three student presentations, beginning at 4:00 pm, will be followed by conversations and Q&A from 4:30 to 5:00 pm. There will be a second set of presentations on Monday, March 7.