692: Science and the Arts of Resistance

12:00 PM–1:15 PM Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Grand Suite 5

Session Information


1: The Sciences of Settler Colonialism in Turn-of-the-Century New Mexico

Carlos Alonso Nugent, Yale U

2: Statistical Paradox: Measurement against Slavery in James De Bow, George Fitshugh, and William Gilmore Simms

Howard Horwitz, U of Utah

3: On Clearings and Seedlings: Thoreau and ‘Abolition-Science’

Sean Gordon, U of Massachusetts, Amherst

4: Meteoric Time: Astronomy and Black Antislavery

Dalia Davoudi, Indiana U, Bloomington


Gordon Fraser, North Dakota State U