Worcester State University Professor of English Karen Woods Weierman

Weierman Presents at Conference Aimed at Ending Modern-Day Slavery

September 15, 2015
By: WSU News

Karen Wood Weierman (English) will be presenting on “The Case of the Slave-Child, Med/The Case of the Free Child, Elizabeth: Antislavery Rescue in 1830s Boston” at the “Historians Against Slavery” conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, ​on September 24-26, 2015​. The event ​​is sponsored by The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

The conference is designed to facilitate dialogue, scholarship​,​ and action in an effort to end modern-day slavery. Survivors, activists, scholars​,​ and educators from around the world will convene at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to illuminate vital themes that can inform today’s abolition and educational movements.

The conference theme is “Using History to Make Slavery History​.”​

More information on the conference can be found here.

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