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Slavery, Emancipation, and Race in New England: A Weekly Spring Course

  • Location: Cathedral of St. John
  • 271 North Main St
  • Providence, RI
  • Dates: May 1, 2019 - June 5, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

"Slavery, Emancipation, and Race in New England" is a six-week history course taught by Dr. Joanne Pope Melish through the Center for Reconciliation. Class sessions are held once a week and last 90 minutes. Each session consists of a brief lecture, followed by in-class examination and interpretative discussion of a short primary source document.

Students are encouraged to read the provided documents in advance of each class, but there are no other mandatory assignments.

For spring 2019, we are offering the course in two locations on different days of the week:

PROVIDENCE SESSION: Wednesdays @ 6-7:30 PM (May 1 - June 5)