History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
HAP 46 - Melvin Rogers on 19th Century Political Thought

HAP 46 - Melvin Rogers on 19th Century Political Thought

February 16, 2020

Melvin Rogers joins us to discuss Hosea Walker, Maria Stewart, and Hosea Easton.

HAP 45 - Unnatural Causes - Hosea Easton’s Treatise

HAP 45 - Unnatural Causes - Hosea Easton’s Treatise

February 2, 2020

Hosea Easton’s Treatise provides an overlooked but fascinating theory of race and racism.

HAP 44 - Religion and Pure Principles - Maria W. Stewart

HAP 44 - Religion and Pure Principles - Maria W. Stewart

January 19, 2020

Maria W. Stewart’s public addresses bring the concerns of African American women into the struggle against racial prejudice.

HAP 43 - Kill or Be Killed - David Walker’s Appeal

HAP 43 - Kill or Be Killed - David Walker’s Appeal

January 5, 2020

David Walker defends violent resistance and encourages self-improvement in his incendiary and influential Appeal.

HAP 42 - James Sidbury on African Identity

HAP 42 - James Sidbury on African Identity

December 22, 2019

An interview with James Sidbury about the emergence of a self-conscious African identity in the diaspora.

HAP 41 - Should I Stay or Should I Go? - The Colonization Controversy

HAP 41 - Should I Stay or Should I Go? - The Colonization Controversy

December 8, 2019

Questions of political autonomy and group identity in the emigration movement led by Paul Cuffe, Daniel Coker, John Russwurm and others.

HAP 40 - American Africans - Early Black Institutions in the US

HAP 40 - American Africans - Early Black Institutions in the US

November 24, 2019

Building black institutions in early American history, with Prince Hall and the Masons in Boston, and Richard Allen and the Methodists in Philadelphia.

HAP 39 - Doris Garraway on the Haitian Revolution

HAP 39 - Doris Garraway on the Haitian Revolution

November 10, 2019

An interview with Doris Garraway on the background, intellectual basis, and legacy of the Haitian Revolution.

HAP 38 - My Haitian Pen - Baron de Vastey

HAP 38 - My Haitian Pen - Baron de Vastey

October 27, 2019

The Baron de Vastey unveils the horror of colonialism as a system and defends the monarchy of King Christophe in the tense early years of Haiti’s independence.

HAP 37 - Liberty, Equality, Humanity - The Haitian Revolution

HAP 37 - Liberty, Equality, Humanity - The Haitian Revolution

October 13, 2019

In an age of revolutions and revolutionary ideas, the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804 stands out as the most radical of them all.