Urvashi Chakravarty on Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England
Thomas Thurston talks with Urvashi Chakravarty on her work titled “Fictions of Consent: Slavery, Servitude, and Free Service in Early Modern England.”
Urvashi Chakravarty is an assistant professor of English Literature at the University of Toronto at Scarborough. She received her Ph.D. in English in December 2010 from the University of Pennsylvania, where she also held an ACLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
“Race, Natality, and the Biopolitics of Early Modern Political Theology” in the Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies 18.2 (Spring 2018): 140-166.
Michael Guasco, Slaves and Englishmen: Human Bondage in the Early Modern Atlantic World (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014).
Mary Nyquist, Arbitrary Rule: Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and Death (University of Chicago Press, 2013).
Amanda Bailey, Of Bondage: Debt, Property, and Personhood in Early Modern England (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013).