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Book Celebration: Michelle McKinley, “Fractional Freedoms”

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

William W. Knight Law Center, Lewis Lounge
1515 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403

On May 25, the Center for the Study of Women in Society will celebrate the release of director Michelle McKinley’s book, Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700 (Cambridge University Press). This event includes a panel discussion starting at 10 a.m., with a roundtable at 2 p.m.

The book explores domestic slavery and what law school professor McKinley terms “fractional freedoms” in the context of colonial Peru.

Speakers & commentators: Carlos Aguirre, University of Oregon; Larissa Brewer-García, University of Chicago; Karen Graubart, University of Notre Dame; Allison Madar, California State University, Chico; Rachel Sarah O’Toole, University of California, Irvine; Brett Rushforth, University of Oregon; Ana María Silva, University of Michigan; Nicole von Germeten,  Oregon State University.