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Counting on Theory to Interpret Dave the Potter's 'Not Counted' Jars

Presented by McKissick Museum at McKissick Museum Auditorium, Columbia SC

Apr 12 2016
Counting on Theory to Interpret Dave the Potter's 'Not Counted' Jars

Professor Michael Chaney will give a lecture on the verses of enslaved South Carolina artistan David Drake. Chaney is Associate Professor of English and Chair of African and African American Studies at Dartmouth College. If you are interested in 19th century history, poetry, or material culture please consider attending this informative lecture. 

“How is it that a slave came to jot down not only his signature but lines of poetry and proverb on the pots and jars he made? How was he allowed to

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