Join us via Zoom for the first public screening of theater artist Malik Work’s interpretation of Jupiter Hammon’s An Essay on Slavery, followed by a discussion with the artist and Douglas Jones, Jr., Associate Professor of English & Theater Studies at Duke University.
Tag: Jupiter Hammon
Explore the interwoven stories of the Lloyd family, the family of Jupiter Hammon, and chattel slavery in what would become the United States.
We recently spent a memorable evening at the Grolier Club sharing Jupiter Hammon’s story. Professor Douglas A. Jones, Jr., and our curator, Lauren Brincat, explored the context of Jupiter’s life and writings and reflected on the challenges that modern-day readers have when interpreting his words. View lecture online! ⠀
Preservation Long Island intern explores her experience learning about and researching Jupiter Hammon and Joseph Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.
New research into the life and writings of Mary Lloyd suggests that she and Phillis Wheatley played a more significant role in the social and intellectual world of Jupiter Hammon than previously acknowledged.
In 2019, we started the Jupiter Hammon Project as the lead component of a larger initiative to establish a more equitable interpretation of Joseph Lloyd Manor. The Jupiter Hammon Project Phase 1 full report is now available!