Slavery

Faculty Fellowships Provide Freedom for Research

August 09, 2019

From the history of black women chefs to a documentary film on dwarfism to African music in Brazil, the UC Davis Humanities Institute’s new faculty research fellows will pursue a wide range of topics this year. The fellowship promotes interdisciplinary collaboration among faculty, who will meet weekly to discuss their research and creative work.

Historian Honored for Helping to Create Monument to Reconstruction

March 14, 2018
UC Davis history professor Gregory Downs has been awarded a 2018 UC Davis Academic Senate's Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award for his leadership in establishing the nation’s first monument to Reconstruction.

'The Other Slavery' Wins California Book Award

June 14, 2017
UC Davis professor of history Andrés Reséndez accepted a California Book Award on Monday, June 12, for The Other Slavery, the latest in a series of honors for his history of Native American enslavement.

Historian Wins Bancroft Prize for 'The Other Slavery'

March 14, 2017
A landmark history by Professor Andrés Reséndez, The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America, is the winner of a 2017 Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy.