Children of God¿s Fire: Theology, Race and Slavery in the Making of the Portuguese Atlantic, 16th-17th Centuries
Sponsor(s): African and African American Studies (AAAS), Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), Religious Studies, and Romance Studies
Cost: free and open to the public
The presentation will examine the role of Portuguese religious thinkers in constructing the ideological justification for racial slavery in the Atlantic world, and establishing a culture of control that secured domination over enslaved populations and legitimized the institutions and practices of slavery.
Type: CARIBBEAN FOCUS, EUROPE FOCUS, and LECTURE/TALK
Contact: Stacy Robinson