The gift shop at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has something for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Your purchase of one-of-a-kind artwork, fair trade jewelry, hand-crafted items from around the world, books and more, inspire and support the mission of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Admission to the gift shop is free - no ticket required.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 6:30 PM, HARRIET TUBMAN THEATER
Join us December 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Harriet Tubman Theater for the premiere screening of Coming Home from the Streets, a documentary filmed on the streets of Cincinnati showing the underworld of drug addiction, traffickers and how women struggle to be free.
Event is sold out.
Monday, September 21, 2015
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
“A Birth of a New Freedom”
Clarence G. Newsome, PhD is the president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
Tsione Wolde-Michael, National Museum of African American History and Culture
Nancy Bercaw, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution
Co-hosted by Historians Against Slavery & the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
1:30-3:00 – Concurrent Panels
Panel: “Contemporary Lessons from Past Abolitionists”
Chair: Matthew Mason, Brigham Young University
Nikki Berg Burin, University of North Dakota, “Sex and Slavery in North Dakota: Past and Present”
Elizabeth Regosin, St. Lawrence University, “’Down with slavery everywhere’: Frederick Douglass as a Guide to Prison Abolitionists”
Christopher P. Momany, Adrian College, “The Consequentialist Century: How Outcomes-Based Thinking is Enabling Contemporary Human Trafficking”
9:00-10:30 – Concurrent Panels
Panel: “The Perils and Rewards of Using the Term Slavery”
Chair: Zoe Trodd, University of Nottingham
Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie, Howard University: “The Comparative Fallacy: New Slaves and Old Slaves”
Lyndsey Beutin, University of Pennsylvania: “Making Human Trafficking Modern-Day Slavery: Scholarly, Institutional, and State Discourse”
Norberto O. Ferreras, Fluminense Federal University, “From the Epistemic to the Political War: The 57A/1999 Constitutional Amendment in Brazil”