May 7, 2021

Professor published in The New England Quarterly

Professor Lyndsay Campbell has published "The "Abolition Riot' Redux: Voices, Processes" in the journal from MIT.

Lyndsay's article examines a 1952 article from the same journal, written by Leonard W. Levy, which describes the dramatic rescue of two women, presumably fugitives from slavery, from a Boston courtroom in 1836. This essay expands the narrative by exploring the actions and views of those Levy disregards, revealing, as well, the continuous, looming reality of violence, both in Boston and elsewhere, and the interconnectedness of port cities from Baltimore to Halifax.

Read the article