Dr. Felice Knight is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at The Citadel. She specializes in African American History with an emphasis on slavery during the early national and antebellum periods. She received a B.A. in History from Furman University, an M.A. from The Citadel and College of Charleston’s joint Master of Arts in History program, and a Ph.D. in African American History from The Ohio State University.
Knight’s research focuses on institutional slavery, or the ownership and hire of slaves by universities, schools, and government institutions. She is working on a book about slave-holding and slave-hiring by municipal institutions in Charleston, South Carolina. Her publications include a contribution to Champions of Civil and Human Rights in South Carolina: Volume 1, Dawn of the Movement Era, 1955-1967 (University of South Carolina Press, 2016) and several academic reviews.
Professor Knight’s graduate and undergraduate courses include Slavery, Memory, and the Making of the American South, African American History, Monumental Myths in Early American History, Readings in Non-Plantation Slavery, and Historiography.
Knight is chair of The Citadel’s Universities Studying Slavery Committee and a member of The Citadel’s Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center team. Knight is also a member of the City of Charleston’s Commission on Equity, Inclusion, and Racial Conciliation, where she serves as chair of the subcommittee on History and Culture.
JOIN US TUESDAY, JANUARY 19 at 7 pm via Zoom as Dr. Knight discusses institutional slavery in Charleston with an emphasis on the Charleston Orphan House.
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When: Jan 19, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Institutional Slavery in Charleston
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