Free

Actions and Detail Panel

Free

Event Information

Share this event

Date and time

Location

Location

Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle

190 Thayer Street

Providence, RI 02912

View Map

Event description
Guest are invited to learn about the history and legacy of slavery as it pertains to Brown University and the state of Rhode Island.

About this event

In the eighteenth century slavery permeated every aspect of social and economic life in Rhode Island. The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice’s Slavery and Legacy walking tour invites guest to learn about the history and legacy of slavery as it pertains to Brown University and the state of Rhode Island. Major stops on this hour-long walking tour includes the Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle, University Hall, the Slavery Memorial and the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice.

Share with friends

Date and time

Location

Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle

190 Thayer Street

Providence, RI 02912

View Map

The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) is a scholarly research center with a public humanities mission. Recognizing that racial and chattel slavery were central to the historical formation of the Americas and the modern world, the CSSJ creates a space for the interdisciplinary study of the historical forms of slavery while also examining how these legacies shape our contemporary world. 

Save This Event

Event Saved