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Event Series Visualizing Abolition

Visualizing Premodern Abolition

Institute of the Arts and Sciences 100 Panetta Avenue, Santa Cruz, California

This symposium brings together specialists in a variety of cultures (from ancient North Africa to colonial Latin America) and disciplines to explore problems of abolition in relation to premodern literary, material, and visual culture. The aim is not simply to trace institutions of punishment, resistance, surveillance, and incarceration; but, rather, to see how abolitionist commitments […]