“Ran away from her Master…a Negroe Girl named Thursday” - Friday 19 October 2018, 16:00 - 18:00
Published: 11 October 2018
In this free public talk Professor Charmaine A. Nelson (McGill University) will examine fugitive slave advertisements, exploring how these unauthorised “portraits” allow us to recuperate signs of trauma inflicted upon enslaved people by white slave owners in Canada, particularly in 17th, 18th and 19th-century Nova Scotia and Quebec.
Professor Charmaine Nelson (McGill University) - Friday 19 October 2018:
“Ran away from her Master…a Negroe Girl named Thursday”: Examining Evidence of Punishment, Isolation, and Trauma in Nova Scotia and Quebec Fugitive Slave Advertisements
Annual James McCune Smith Lecture
First published: 11 October 2018