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Slavery was profitable for many enslavers. In today's Academic Minute, SUNY New Paltz's Lou Roper delves into how the British Empire used slavery to fuel its expansion in the 17th century.

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April 14, 2011
In today's Academic Minute, Tulane University's Ashlye Keaton examines the work behind the creation of Mardi Gras Indians, and a new effort to protect the artists’ rights. Keaton is an adjunct professor of law at Tulane University, where she teaches courses on entertainment law.
April 13, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, Hofstra University's Leslie Feldman discusses television’s long history of weaving philosophical and political ideas into the plots of popular dramas. Feldman is a professor of political science at Hofstra, where she teaches courses in classical political theory, modern political theory, and American political thought. Find out more about her here.
April 12, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, California Western School of Law's James Cooper explores immigration as seen from the Mexican side of the border. Cooper is co-director of the Center for Creative Problem Solving at the California Western, and author of The Complicated Relationship: A Snapshot of the U.S. Mexico Border (2010). Find out more about him here.
April 7, 2011
In today's Academic Minute, David Langston of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts explores how the assumption of progress underlies the concept of Modernity. Langston is a professor of English at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Find out more about him here.
April 6, 2011
In today’s Academic Minute, the College of Saint Rose's Eurie Dahn explores the historical link between conventional manners and race. Dahn is an assistant professor of English at Saint Rose and is working on a book on the discourse of social change in terms of race relations, as found in Harlem Renaissance literature and American sociology of the 1920s. Find out more about her here.

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