History of Indian and Africana Philosophy
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.

HAP 36 - Sons of Africa - Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano

HAP 36 - Sons of Africa - Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano

September 29, 2019

Quobna Ottobah Cugoano and Olaudah Equiano advance the goals of the abolitionist movement through a groundbreaking political treatise and an influential autobiography.

HAP 35 - Letters from the Heart - Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker

HAP 35 - Letters from the Heart - Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker

September 15, 2019

Ignatius Sancho and Benjamin Banneker make their mark on the history of Africana thought through letters that reflect on the power of sentiment.

HAP 34 - New England Patriot - Lemuel Haynes

HAP 34 - New England Patriot - Lemuel Haynes

September 1, 2019

Preacher and Revolutionary War soldier Lemuel Haynes argues that the principles of the American Revolution demand the abolition of slavery.

HAP 33 - Young, Gifted, and Black - Phillis Wheatley

HAP 33 - Young, Gifted, and Black - Phillis Wheatley

July 21, 2019

Phillis Wheatley astonishes colonial Americans with her exquisite and precocious poetry and reflects on the liberating power of the imagination.

HAP 32 - Talking Book - Early Africana Writing in English

HAP 32 - Talking Book - Early Africana Writing in English

July 7, 2019

18th century black authors touch on philosophical themes in autobiographical narratives, poetry, and other literary genres.