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Visualizing slavery & British culture in the eighteenth century [videorecording].

Additional Title(s):

Visualizing slavery and British culture in the eighteenth century

New Haven : Yale Center for British Art, 2014.
Physical Description:
6 videodiscs (DVD) (642 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Reference Library
DVD 296
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Recording of a two day international conference, November 7-8, 2014 coinciding with the Center's exhibition Figures of empire : slavery and portraiture in eighteenth-century Atlantic Britain. The conference will help place the works in the exhibition in a historical context and explore the impact of slavery on British art and culture.
Subject Terms:
Black people in art.
Portraits -- England -- 18th century.
Slavery in art.
Blight, David W., moderator.
Forrester, Gillian, moderator.
Levinson, Cyra, moderator.
Yale Center for British Art.

  • Disc [1] Welcome and introductory panel. Moderator, David W. Blight with panelists: Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Steven Pincus, Geoff Quilley, Cyra Levinson.--Disc [2] Lived lives in Britain. Moderator: David W. Blight. with panelists: Nicole Aljoe, Joseph Roach, Edward Regemer.--Disc [3] Material traces/Material culture. Moderator: Gillian Forrester with panelists Catherine A. Molineaux, James Walvin, Chi-Ming Yang.--Disc [4] Slavery and the archice. Moderator: David W. Blight with panelists Nicholas Draper, Saidiya Hartman, Roxann Wheeler.--Disc [5] Slavery and public display. Moderator: Cyra Levinson with panelists Ken Gonzales-Day, Wayne Modest, Richard Rabinowitz.--Disc [6] Concluding roundtable: New directions in the field. Moderator David W. Blight with panelists Timothy Barringer, Sandra Jackson-Dumont, Nell Irvin Painter.