Roundtable: Domestic Slavery and Servitude in the Americas

Date/Time: 
05/04/2012

May 4, 2012
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Knight Library
Browsing Room
1501 Kincaid St.
UO campus

Dangerous Dependencies
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 not Free: Women Working to Freedom in Colonial Peru”
  • Nicole von Germeten, (Oregon State University, History) “Love Magic in the Kitchen: Slave Women, Spanish Sorceress, Cooperation and Conflict in Cartagena de Indias”
  • Nara Milanich, Barnard College, (History and Latin American Studies) “Children, Service, and Household Dependency in Modern Latin America”
  • Elizabeth Kuznesof (University of Kansas, History & Latin American Studies) (Commentator).
  • Kris Lane (Tulane University, History) (Commentator)

Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society, Department of English, Department of Ethnic Studies, the Oregon Humanities Center, the Americas in a Globalized World Initiative, and the UO School of Law. This event is part of a 2011-2012 collaboration between two research interest groups (RIGs) at the UO’s Center for the Study of Women in Society—the Américas RIG and the Law, Culture, and Society RIG—on the theme of “Service and Servitude.”