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.
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.
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.
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.