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Professor Anthony S. Parent
African American, Colonial American, African Atlantic

B.A. Loyola Marymount University
M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Courses offered:
FYS: W. E. B. Du Bois against Racism
History 100: African Atlantic
History 104: World Civilizations since 1500
History 287: Honors in History (Reading Slavery)
History 310: Writing Slavery, Black Biography
History 340: African American History
History 353: Colonial America
History 376: Civil Rights and Black Consciousness Movements


Professional and research interests: The Chesapeake, the slave trade, slavery, race, sexuality, and childhood.

Selected Publications:
Foul Means: The Formation of a Slave Society in Virginia, 1660-1740, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and UNC Pressr, 2003

With Susan Brown Wallace, “Childhood and Sexual Identity Under Slavery,” The Journal of the History of Sexuality, January, 1993. Republished in American Sexual Politics: Sex, Gender, and Race since the Civil War, John C. Fout and Maura Shaw Tantillo: University of Chicago Press, 1993. Excerpted in Joan Ferrante, The Social Construction of Race and Ethnicity in the United States, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall, 2000.



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