OxEARS: Oxford Early American Republic Seminar. A Peculiar Status: Anti-Blackness and the Creation of U.S. Citizenship
Derek Litvak argues citizenship was defined in opposition to free and enslaved Black Americans, who were purposefully excluded from citizenship at its inception, in a move that helped create a more homogenous (white) national identity and strengthened slavery’s hold on the nation.
Date: 18 November 2020, 16:30 (Wednesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Venue: By Zoom: please see https://oxears.org/blog/ for further information.
Speaker: Derek Litvak (UMd, College Park)
Organising department: Rothermere American Institute
Organisers: Stephen Symchych (St Antony's College), Grace Mallon (University College)
Hosts: Stephen Symchych (St Antony's College), Grace Mallon (University College)
Part of: OxEARS
Booking required?: Recommended
Booking url: https://oxears.org/blog/
Booking email: grace.mallon@univ.ox.ac.uk
Audience: Public
Editor: Stephen Symchych