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Marjoleine Kars

kars2Chair and Associate 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, Freedom Marooned:  An Atlantic Slave Rebellion in the Early Modern Dutch Caribbean.  An article about this work, “Dodging Rebellion: Politics and Gender in the Berbice Slave Uprising of 1763-1764,” will be published in the American Historical Review in Feb. 2016 Spoke on the Diane Rehm Show, about “The Moral and Economic Costs of Slavery,” in 2014.

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