Friday, November 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pmUptown Campus
“A Tale of Two Women: Claiming Freedom and Life Stories in Early British America”
Terri L. Snyder is Professor of American Studies at California State University, Fullerton, and her research focuses on the history of gender, race, and the law in British North America. She is the author of two books: Brabbling Women: Disorderly Speech and the Law in Early Virginia (Cornell University Press, 2003); and The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America (University of Chicago Press, 2015). Most recently, she has coedited a collective biography with Erica L. Ball and Tatiana Seijas, As If She Were Free: A Collective Biography of Women and Emancipation in the Americas, published by Cambridge University Press in 2020. Her work has also appeared in the Journal of American History, the Law and History Review, and the William and Mary Quarterly. Professor Snyder is a member of the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, serves on the Board of the Mary Maples Dunn Prize, and is an OAH Distinguished Lecturer.
Fridays at Newcomb is a free lunch and lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines. Lunch will be distributed at the end of the event for attendees to take to go. Please note that non-Tulane guests must provide either proof of vaccination OR a negative PCR COVID-19 test that was taken within the past 72 hours.