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Lewes Historical Society Symposium - November 13, 2021

'A long and lasting shame': Slavery in Delaware 1700-1865

The Lewes Historical Society's November 13 Symposium will present research undertaken by academics, independent scholars, and graduate students in multiple disciplines on the theme of slavery in Delaware from late Colonial America to ratification of the 13th Amendment.

Topics might include political, social, cultural, legal, literary, biographical, bibliographical, or economic approaches, as well as guides to notable special collections/archives. Papers/presentations should be 15 to 20 minutes.

Deadline: June 1, 2021
Notification: July 1, 2021

For general or specific questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 LHS Symposium. All speakers have been chosen. We hope you join us on November 13th.

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