Conference at Yale: “Visualizing Slavery and British Culture in the Eighteenth Century”

For all the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World people in the Northeast US, the Gilder Lehrman Center will hold its 16th Annual International Conference at the Yale Center for British Art (1080 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT) on November 7-8, 2014.  The two-day conference is meant to coincide with the Center for British Art’s exhibition Figures of Empire: Slavery and Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Britain, and conference will help place these pieces in historical contexts and explore the relationship between slavery and British art and culture. For those in the area (and those elsewhere) who are interested, here is the link to the conference homepage:

Hines Prize-Winner Coming to the College of Charleston!

Dr. Tristan Stubbs, winner of the 2013 Hines Prize, will visit the College of Charleston at the end of October. While here he will lead a faculty seminar as well as a public presentation on plantation overseers. For more details on the October 30th presentation see the flyer below.


Stubbs Wells Fargo Lecture flyer