Wesleyan portrait of Demetrius L. Eudell

Demetrius L. Eudell

Professor of History

212 College Street, 104


BA Dartmouth College
PHD Stanford University

Demetrius L. Eudell

Demetrius L. Eudell specializes in 19th-century U.S. history, intellectual history, and the history of Blacks in the Americas. In addition to a number of essays and articles on Black intellectual and cultural history, he is the author of The Political Languages of Emancipation in the British Caribbean and the U.S. South; editor of We Must Learn to Sit Down Together and Talk About a Little Culture: Decolonising Essays, 1967-1984 by Sylvia Wynter; and co-curator/co-editor of Lichtenbergs Menschenbilder: Charaktere und Stereotype in der Göttinger Aufklärung. He is also the P.I. on the Mellon-funded ($1.1 million) grant "Carceral Connecticut Project: The History of Race, Violence and Capitalism in the CT River Valley." Current research projects include another critical edition of the works of Sylvia Wynter; a collection of essays on race and politics in the Americas; and an examination of human differences in the 18th century German Enlightenment (Aufklärung).

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Fall 2022:  Fridays 4:15-5:30pm