From Slavery to Freedom Lab Events

poster image black and red text on white background with black and red accents. Includes photo of Lewis R Gordon.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 4:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join the From Slavery to Freedom Lab for their Distinguished Lecture Series with Lewis R. Gordon, "On Enslavement, Decolonization, and Freedom." Drawing upon ideas in his two recent books-Freedom, Justice, and Decolonization (2021) and Fear of Black Consciousness (2022)-Dr. Gordon will... read more »


Nelson Poster
Monday, September 12, 2022 - 4:30pm
Smith Warehouse - Bay 9, Room A290

Please join us for a talk with Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson (Provost Professor of Art History, Department of History of Art and Architecture Director, Slavery North Institute, University of Massachusetts-Amherst) titled " 'He...has the ends of both of his great toes frozen off'*: Enslaved and Free Black... read more »


On the right is a photo of Rubén H. Bermúdez and on hte left a photo of Lucía-Asué Mbomío Rubio
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 3:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Program for "Race in Spain" Colloquium - 3:30-4:30 pm Round Table: "Blackness in the Spanish Arts and Media," - 4:30-5:00 pm Q&A with the audience - 5:00-6:30pm Reception, FHI Patio - 6:30-8:00 pm Screening of Rubén H. Bermúdez' s A todos nos gusta el plátano and discussion with Rubén All... read more »


Dr. Jeffrey Coleman
Friday, April 2, 2021 - 12:00pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: http://duke.is/wi7KG9 Join the From Slavery to Freedom Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute for a book workshop with Dr. Jeffrey Coleman, Associate Professor of Spanish, Marquette University, to discuss his recently published monograph... read more »


Headshot of Titus Kaphar and text that reads: "Black Images, Black Histories. January 16–17, 2020. From Slavery to Freedom Lab."
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:00am
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105


Headshot of Dr. Tracy Sharpley-Whiting
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:00pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

Please join the From Slavery to Freedom Lab for two events with Dr. Tracy Sharpley-Whiting. Both are free and open to the public.  SEMINAR: When the Research Becomes Personal, or “Men I'd Like to Have Known” Lunch 12–12:30 pm | Seminar 12:30–2 pm From Slavery to Freedom Lab | Smith... read more »


Zena Howard
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 5:30pm
Smith Warehouse, Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Bay 4, C105

*This event is currently waitlisted. You can add your name to the waitlist at museumconvo.eventbrite.com.Please join the Franklin Humanities Institute and the From Slavery to Freedom Lab for a conversation with architects Sir David Adjaye OBE and Zena Howard on the process of designing the... read more »


Black Women Writers at Work
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:30pm
Penn Pavilion

RSVP required. The From Slavery to Freedom Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute presents: Black Women Writers at Work. On September 6, 2019 in Penn Pavilion, we invite you to celebrate... read more »


France Winddance Twine
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00pm
From Slavery to Freedom Lab (Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C106)

Please join the From Slavery to Freedom Lab for a screening of two of the six segments of "Ghana's Electric Dreams" with a discussion with Dr. France Winddance Twine, Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Barbara and award-winning filmmaker, on the genealogy of collaboration that produced this... read more »


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