The GSU Department of History announces the 2014 Dale Somers Memorial Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Philip Morgan, Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University, on Friday April 4, 2014.
Dr. Morgan will speak on “Caribbean Slavery.” Though he is primarily an early US historian, Morgan also focuses on African-American history and the history of the Atlantic world. He has published extensively in these areas; his publications include:
- Early North American in Global Perspective (2013; editor, with Molly A. Warsh)
- The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World, 1450-1850 (2001; editor, with Nicholas P. Canny)
- African American Life in the Georgia Lowcountry: The Atlantic World and the Gullah Geechee (2010; editor) (also available in the Law Library)
- Atlantic History: A Critical Appraisal (2009; editor, with Jack P. Greene)
- Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500-1800 (2009; editor, with Richard L. Kagan)
- Black Experience and the Empire (2004; editor, with Sean Hawkins)
- Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (1998)
- Diversity and Unity in Early North America (1993; editor)
- Cultivation and Culture: Labor and the Shaping of Slave Life in the Americas (1993)
- Strangers within the Realm: Cultural Margins of the First British Empire (1991)
- Colonial Chesapeake Society (1988)
Morgan’s lecture will take place on Friday, April 4, 2014, in 929 Langdale Hall (formerly the General Classroom Building). This event is free and open to the public.