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  • Kathryn Benjamin Golden, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

    Assistant Professor of Africana Studies
    University of Delaware
    424 Ewing Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-6815

    Biography

    ​Kathryn Benjamin Golden is a historian committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching that urges critical connections between early histories of Black opposition and the unfinished business of freedom. Her work focuses on histories of marronage and rebellion in the U.S. South, as well as their legacies. Dr. Golden's areas of specialization include 18th and 19th Century U.S. Slavery, Comparative Slave Resistance in the Atlantic World, Public History, and Collective Memory. She is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware.

    TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

    ​Colonial and Antebellum African American Life; Black Women's Resistance; Geographies of the Enslaved; Black Ecologies; Fugitivity; Race and Public History; Historical Memory and Identity; Qualitative Methods of the African Diaspora

    EDUCATION

    University of California, Berkeley, African Diaspora Studies, Department of African American Studies, PhD 2018​

    SELECT PUBLICATIONS

    “‘Armed in the Great Swamp’: Fear, Maroon Insurrection, and the Insurgent Ecology of the Great Dismal Swamp,” The Journal of African American History 106, no. 1 (Winter 2021).

     

    “Power, Representation, and Memory in the Great Dismal Swamp,” in Centering Underrepresented Voices: Public History in the Lowcountry and the American South, eds. John White, Rachel Donaldson, Leah Michelle Worthington (forthcoming, University of South Carolina Press, Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program Series, 2020).

 

 

424 Ewing Hall Newark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass14F601A1E7A548018E86B10E38347A3B"><p>​Kathryn Benjamin Golden is a historian committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching that urges critical connections between early histories of Black opposition and the unfinished business of freedom. Her work focuses on histories of marronage and rebellion in the U.S. South, as well as their legacies. Dr. Golden's areas of specialization include 18th and 19th Century U.S. Slavery, Comparative Slave Resistance in the Atlantic World, Public History, and Collective Memory. She is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassD44FB333C70C4394AA5F92BC552EF574"><p>​Colonial and Antebellum African American Life; Black Women's Resistance; Geographies of the Enslaved; Black Ecologies; Fugitivity; Race and Public History; Historical Memory and Identity; Qualitative Methods of the African Diaspora</p></div><div class="ExternalClassC59D22B8554F4DA48852E20716C7F41F"><p>University of California, Berkeley, African Diaspora Studies, Department of African American Studies, PhD 2018​</p></div><div class="ExternalClassF5EEF338F59F4DF88E10C626EE3B0AEC"><p>“‘Armed in the Great Swamp’: Fear, Maroon Insurrection, and the Insurgent Ecology of the Great Dismal Swamp,” <em>The Journal of African American History</em> 106, no. 1 (Winter 2021).</p><p> </p><p>“Power, Representation, and Memory in the Great Dismal Swamp,” in <em>Centering Underrepresented Voices: Public History in the Lowcountry and the American South</em>, eds. John White, Rachel Donaldson, Leah Michelle Worthington (forthcoming, University of South Carolina Press, Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program Series, 2020).</p></div>TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTSEDUCATIONSELECT PUBLICATIONSkbgolden@udel.eduGolden, Kathryn Benjamin302-831-6815<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/KBG.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

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