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Marjoleine Kars

Professor of History and Affiliate Faculty of Gender and Women’s Studies program

Research focus is on the Early Modern Atlantic World, which links the histories of West Africa, Europe, and the Americas; Early America; slavery; gender and women’s history.  Currently finishing a book, Slaves Remastered: An Untold Story of Rebellion, Revolution, and Restoration in the Atlantic World (under contract with The New Press).  An article about this work, “Dodging Rebellion: Politics and Gender in the Berbice Slave Uprising of 1763-1764,” was published in the American Historical Review in Feb. 2016 and won four prizes.

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