E.g., 10/19/2014
E.g., 10/19/2014
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The Newberry Colloquium : Interpreting Indian Slavery in the English Atlantic

4 pm

Indian slavery was widespread in the early modern Atlantic world, even if it has not received as much attention by historians as African slavery. Enslaved Indians were present in virtually every European colony in the New World, often serving in households and on farms and plantations, usually alongside of enslaved Africans.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
A Celebration of Indigenous Dance : A Stone Camryn History of Dance Lecture and Performance

5:30 pm reception; 6 pm program

Join us for a celebration of American Indian and Indigenous dance in honor of National Native American Heritage Month. Performances will include traditional Hawaiian, Powwow exhibition style, and Aztec dancers. This program will also feature traditional drumming and a lecture presentation about the history of American Indian and Indigenous dance.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Milton Seminar
Daniel Shore: Milton, Search, and the History of Style

12 noon

Please register by 10 am Friday, November 14

Though scholarship on style has been quick to take advantage of the increased sophistication, power, and scope of current quantitative methods, it has neglected the potential of another seemingly more rudimentary digital tool. Search, Professor Shore argues, can transform the way we investigate and understand the history of style.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Jane Addams, Peace, and Anti-War Activism : An Exhibition Program

1 pm

In partnership with the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, the Institut Français in Paris, and the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago, the Newberry presents a public program on Jane Addams, pacifism, and contemporary reflections on anti-war activism, with readings of World War I solders’ poetry by DePaul University students.