Eric Nellis, UBC emeritus prof, “Movies, American Slavery, & the Slave Trade”
Key films for H334 & H335.
Arts One Lecture on Silencing the Past:
UBC Site (with slides, 2014)
YouTube Site, 2014
This lecture by Paul Krause covers a range of problems in popular culture, in literature and music, and in history. It speaks directly to H334, H335, and H548D, and to on-
Here, again, is a revised presentation from January 2015.
Hornby Island, BC
Museum of Anthropology, UBC
Some Links for H331, H334, & H335:
Richard Hofstadter, essay on Lincoln
Frederick Douglass, oration delivered at the unveiling of the Freedmen’s Monument, 1876, also available here. Douglass explains why Lincoln was, and is, the president of white America, but also why Lincoln was an extraordinary person.
“Following King’s Path, and Trying to Galvanize a New Generation,” coverage by The New York Times of the anniversary of the March on Washington, 1963
“Five Myths about the March on Washington,” in The Washington Post; also see: “Fifty years after March on Washington, economic gap between blacks, whites persists”
JSTOR, where you can find scholarly articles
Eric Foner, Meaning of Freedom in the Age of Emancipation
W.E.B. Dubois, various works, including The Souls of Black Folk, at Project Gutenberg
“Selma,” the film, two critical links: