Institute for Historical Studies presents a lecture
Mon, May 11, 2009 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • GAR 4.100
The Institute for Historical Studies will present Cassandra Pybus, Australian Research Council Professorial Fellow at the University of Sydney, who will discuss her paper,"The Book of Negroes: A Portal into Race Slavery and Emancipation in the Atlantic World, 1760-1790."Professor Pybus has published extensively on Australian, American and Transatlantic history. She has won numerous awards, most recently the Adelaide Festival Prize for nonfiction in 2001 for her controversial book, "The Devil and James McAuley."