Category: Service & Servitude

Love Magic in the Kitchen—Scholars Share Research on Dangerous Dependencies, Domestic Slavery and Servitude

May 4, 2012—Dozens of faculty members, administrators, visiting scholars, and students participated in a roundtable organized by law professor Michelle McKinley and held at the UO Knight Library on May 4. “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas”…

UO Symposium on African American Literature Featured Outstanding Scholars

March 2, 2012—More than a hundred students, faculty and community members attended the symposium “Place and Displacement in African American Literature,” which took place in the Browsing Room of the UO Knight Library on March 2. Courtney Thorsson, a University…

Roundtable: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas

Knight Library Browsing Room 1501 Kincaid St. UO campus Dangerous Dependencies May 4 Program Guest presenters include: Michelle McKinley (University of Oregon, Law) “Dangerous Dependencies: Domestic Servitude and Degrees of Freedom in Seventeenth-Century Lima” Rachel O’Toole (UC-Irvine, History) “Manumitted but…