Colonial Slavery in European Museums: Arts and Representations

Project Timeline:

1. By October 1, 2020: Please send abstracts of 250-300 words in addition to a 50-100 word biography in a Word document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Papers can be in English (preferred) or French. Authors will be notified by mid-October.

2: Mid April 2021: Successful proposal authors will submit their contributions (3,500-8,000 words in length). We welcome traditional scholarly and non-traditional contributions, varying in length and format.

3: May 2021: Organized into chapter themes, contributors will be asked to read each other’s work prior to our colloquium.

4: June 10-11 2021: International colloquium--“Mapping Slavery Memories and Artists’ visions” / “Cartographies des mémoires et regards d’artistes”--with presentations of 10 min in conversation with other panelists’ papers and the larger book project. (Open to the public.)

5. Mid-July 2021: Final versions of contributions due.