Lecture: Tamara Walker

"Exquisite Slaves: Race, Clothing, and Status in Colonial Lima," Tamara Walker, associate professor of history, University of Toronto.

Part of a series on Gender, Race, and Slavery in the Atlantic World, presented by the History and Gender Workshop, a Research Seminar of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts.

Walker will discuss her most recent book, Exquisite Slaves: Race, Clothing, and Status in Colonial Lima (Cambridge, 2017). Walker's scholarship focuses on three interrelated thematic areas: the history of slavery and freedom in Latin America; the process of racial formation in the region; and the ways in which gender shaped the experience of enslavement and racialization.

This talk will be presented remotely via Zoom, and space will be limited. Register in advance at https://history.uga.edu/events/content/2020/exquisite-slaves-race-clothing-and-status-colonial-lima-dr-tamara-walker. Graduate students in history who attend will receive a copy of the book in advance. A short presentation about the book will be followed by a Q and A session and general conversation.

Monday, October 5, 2020 at 5:30pm

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