Seizing Freedom shortlisted for Deutscher Memorial Prize

November 1, 2015

Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All has been shortlisted for the Deutscher Memorial Prize, to be awarded at the Historical Materialism 2015 conference on November 6.

For the full announcement, click here.

VIDEO: American Studies Association 2015 Presidential Address

October 16, 2015

David Roediger’s presidential address from ASA 2015 is now available on YouTube.


Interview: “Shades of White” on KCUR

October 15, 2015

David Roediger recently sat down with Gina Kaufmann at Kansas City’s NPR station to discuss his work.

Click here to listen to the full interview via KCUR.

David Roediger wins the 2015 Byron Caldwell Smith Book Award for Seizing Freedom

August 31, 2015

From Verso Books:

“David Roediger, Foundation Distinguished Professor of American Studies/History at the University of Kansas received the 2015 Byron Caldwell Smith Book Award for his radical new history of Emancipation, Seizing Freedom: Slave Emancipation and Liberty for All.”

Read more here:  http://www.versobooks.com/blogs/2215-david-roediger-wins-the-2015-byron-caldwell-smith-book-award-for-seizing-freedom

VIDEO: “Thinking Through Slavery” @ Brown University

July 22, 2015


VIDEO: “Critical Whiteness” @ University of Nottingham

May 20, 2015


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