11:00am, Cory Suski, Enhancing Conservation and Management of Muskellunge Fisheries
Recreational fishing is a popular past time around the world. Successful management of recreational fisheries requires a synergy between anglers, managers and fish populations. The current project describes a series of studies intended to better understand angling vulnerability and spatial ecology of muskellunge in Illinois, and use that information to help both anglers and managers achieve their respective goals.
Noon, Craig Koslofsky, “The Piercing of the Ear”: Whiteness, Skin, and Slavery in an Eighteenth-Century French Portrait
A little-known painting held at the Musée d’Histoire de Nantes depicts a white mistress piercing the ear of an enslaved child. This disturbing image, painted c. 1735, can reveal key themes in the history of whiteness, skin, and race in France and beyond in the age of Atlantic slavery.