"James W.C. Pennington and the World of Transatlantic Reform"
August 20-21, 2021, Heidelberg Center for American Studies
Conveners: Jan Stievermann (HCA) & Eddie Glaude Jr. (Princeton University)
This conference reassesses the life and work of the African American abolitionist and writer James W.C. Pennington (1807-70) in the context of nineteenth-century transatlantic reform movements. The roster of speakers includes leading experts of African American history, literature and reform, including Manisha Sinha, John Stauffer, William L. Andrews, Paul Harvey, and Eddie Glaude.
Supported by the Manfred-Lautenschläger-Foundation
"Natural Catastrophes in the United States – Making Sense of Risks and Vulnerability"
June 30 - July 2, 2022 | Conference
Conveners: Natalie Rauscher (HCA) & Welf Werner (HCA)