Online Lecture: “A Crossdresser and Con Artist in Antebellum New York City” (RSCAS-EUI, Italy)

In this talk Professor White proposes to concentrate on Pete Sewally, a cross-dressing African American notorious from the mid-1830s to the mid-1850s. He was known by the police, the press and a wide spectrum of New Yorkers as Beefsteak Pete.

Online via Zoom, May 12th 2020, 11:30-13:00.