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Slavery, Emancipation, and Race in New England

A six-week course for Spring 2019, with locations in Providence and Westerly.

“Slavery, Emancipation, and Race in New England” is a six-week history course taught by Dr. Joanne Pope Melish through the Center for Reconciliation. Class sessions are held once a week and last 90 minutes. Each session consists of a brief lecture, followed by in-class examination and interpretative discussion of a short primary source document.

Students are encouraged to read the provided documents in advance of each class, but there are no other mandatory assignments.

For spring 2019, we are offering the course in two locations on different days of the week:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”7/12″][vc_column_text]WESTERLY SESSION: Mondays @ 6-7:30 PM (April 29 – June 3)
Location: Westerly Education Center, 23 Friendship St., Westerly, RI

PROVIDENCE SESSION: Wednesdays @ 6-7:30 PM (May 1 – June 5)
Location: Cathedral of St. John, 271 North Main St., Providence, RI[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”5/12″][borntogive_feat_link feat_title=”Register Now” feat_head_line=”visit” feat_url=”″ feat_url_target=”1″ feat_custom_bg=”#ab1355″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Early bird registration is available through March 31 for the discounted price of $45.00. After March 31, the course registration fee is $65.00. Scholarships are also available. For more information or if you have any questions, please email[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]