Posted on May 12, 2023 at: 11:20 am
UDARI Legacies of Slavery and Dispossession committee member Taylor Brookins recently spoke with Delaware Public Media last week about some of the UDARI research on enslavement and dispossession. Please see link and description below.
“History Matters: University of Delaware Research Project Examines UD’s History with Slavery,” The Green (Delaware Public Media, May 12, 2023), https://www.delawarepublic.org/show/the-green/2023-05-12/history-matters-university-of-delaware-research-project-examines-uds-history-with-slavery-and-dispossession
“A group of University of Delaware faculty and students are working on a research project covering UD’s historical relationship to slavery, unfree labor, land dispossession, and racism.In courses and independent studies, the student-led “Legacies of Slavery and Dispossession” project delves into the involvement of past university leaders with forms of unfree labor in the 18th and 19th centuries, including the 20th-century effects of UD’s growth on Newark’s Black community.In this edition of History Matters, Delaware Public Media’s Joe Irizarry talks with UD assistant history professor Dael Norwood and National Park Service historian and UD Ph.D. student Taylor Brookins to learn more about the project and its findings.”
Posted on February 17, 2023 at: 11:32 am
UD Anti-Racism Initiative hosts symposium on UD’s history as a land-grant university and its impact on Indigenous communities.
Posted on UDaily, February 9, 2023.
Posted on July 8, 2022 at: 8:10 am
Dear friends and colleagues:
I am pleased to announce that the new, public-facing website for the UDARI Legacies of Dispossession and Enslavement at UD committee is now live! https://sites.udel.edu/udari-legacies/
The site’s current feature is a suite of original blog posts authored by students from HIST 460/660: Race and Inequality in Delaware (Fall 2021). Building on the students’ Scholar in the Library presentation last December, these deeper dives include investigations into:
…and much, much more!
Posted on March 6, 2022 at: 9:42 am
Dear UDARI supporters.
Applications are now open for undergraduate and graduate students for UDARI’s Summer Scholars Program.
Posted on November 22, 2021 at: 9:44 am
The following subcommittees of the UD Anti-Racism Initiative have been awarded grants for anti-racist projects or events they are organizing this academic year: Associate in Arts Equity and Inclusion Subcommittee, Legacies of Dispossession and Enslavement Subcommittee, Anti-Racism Programming Subcommittee, First State First Chance Subcommittee, Asian-American Anti-Racism Initiatives (AAAI) Subcommittee, The Indigenous Programming Subcommittee, The Latino and Hispanic Heritage Caucus.