Image of Landing certificate for Mary Holmes

’Particularly Remarkable for her Crime:’ Scholars’ Tea with Robin Robinson

Please join the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture for:
‘Particularly Remarkable for her Crime:’ Scholars’ Tea with Robin Robinson
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
2:00-3:00pm
Breedlove Room, Perkins Library, Duke University:

 

Image of Landing certificate for Mary Holmes
Landing certificate for Mary Holmes, 1749, at Port Oxford, MD, convicted in Denbighshire, Wales, 1748, for theft of a shirt

Robin Robinson, Associate Professor of Sociology/Crime and Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, will give a presentation about her research for her book ‘Particularly Remarkable for her Crime:’ Transportation and Transformation of Female Convicts as Unfree Labor in Colonial America, 1674-1776.  Dr. Robinson is a recipient of a Mary Lily Research Grant from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture.

Light refreshments will be provided.




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