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“White Gold” Sugar: Changing the World

Lecture Information

  • DateJune 16, 2023
  • LocationSeoul Science Center


Hyejin Cho

Visiting Professor, Korea University Department of Spanish Language and Literature

About the Lecture

  • From the age of honey to the age of sugarcane, the “sweet reed.”
  • The rise of sugar and the cruel slavery, enslaved Black people in sugar cane plantations
  • The abolitionary movement and revolution in the United States, France, and Haiti
  • Abolition of slavery and the emergence of contract workers (new workers to produce sugar)