On December 6 and 7, 2022, the “Abolition for All Time” Humanities Lab
hosted a workshop where faculty and staff came together
to critically explore the college’s historical connections to abolition


“Making Knox: The Anti-Slavery and Abolitionist Aspirations of a Midwestern College” Workshop Proceedings

Read or Download the 2022 workshop itinerary below.

Making Knox Timeline

On the first day of the workshop, Dr. Cate Denial and Dr. Jen Andrella introduced a timeline to situate Knox College in a context of Native history, US history, and the history of slavery. The original timeline has been adapted into an interactive format below. If you wish to make a slide contribution to the timeline, request access to the timeline’s Google Sheet.


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The 2022 “Making Knox” workshop was made possible through the work of the Abolition for All Time affiliates and with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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