Public Programs

Race, Finance, and the Afterlife of Slavery

WED, Mar 29, 2017
6:30 pm

Floor Three, Susan and John Hess Family Theater

Justin Leroy presents on the overlapping histories of race and financial innovation, from slave insurance to social entrepreneurship, in conjunction with Cameron Rowland’s project for the 2017 Whitney Biennial. Leroy teaches nineteenth-century U.S. history at the University of California, Davis; his book Freedom’s Limit: Racial Capitalism and the Afterlives of Slavery, is forthcoming from Columbia University Press.

Tickets are required ($10 adults, $8 members, students and seniors).

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