On February 23rd, I will be speaking at Brown University’s History Graduate Student Association Conference, “Peripheries: The Politics of Space and Place.” My talk is titled, “Its Head in the City, Its Body in the Country: Rural Activism and the Fugitive Slave Crisis.” My panel, “Bounded Lives, Contested Spaces: New Horizons in the History of Slavery,” will run from 3-4:30 PM. The full program can be found here.