Harriet Tubman

Senior Common Room,
Founders College (FC305),
York University
4:30 PM
on Mondays

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  Seminars 2003/2004
Tuesday, May 25, 2:00-4:00pm

Dr. Naana Opoku-Agyemang
Dean, Graduate Studies
University of Cape Coast, Ghana
“And They Resisted: material evidence on modes of resisting kidnapping in Ghana"
Thursday, April 08, 4:00 – 6:00

David Richardson, Dept. of History, University of Hull:
“Olaudah Equiano and African Experiences of the British Atlantic Slave Trade”
Monday, March 29: 4:00 – 6:00

Karolyn Smardz Frost, Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Arts and Letters, Atkinson College, York University:

“Communities of Resistance: African Canadians and African Americans in Antebellum Toronto”
Monday, March 22: 4:30 – 6:30

Paul E Lovejoy (History, York University) and David Richardson (History, University of Hull)

“'This Horrid Hole': Royal Authority, Commerce and Credit at Bonny, 1690-1840"

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Monday, March 15, 4:30 – 6:30pm

Keith Griffler, Dept. of African American Studies, University of Cincinnati:

“‘They Shall Not Be Free Among Us’: Canada as Destination for Fugitive Slaves and the Meaning of the Underground Railroad”

(Funded by the Department of History and Founders College, York University)

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Monday, March 01, 4:30 – 6:30pm

Martin Klein, (Emeritus) Department of History, University of Toronto

"Slavery and Honour in West Africa"
1:00pm, Thursday, December 11, 2003

Olatunji Ojo, York University, Toronto,

“Ethnic Identity and Nineteenth-Century Yoruba Warfare”

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4:00pm, Monday, December 8, 2003

Robin Law, Department of History, University of Stirling,

“The Atlantic Slave Trade in Local History Writing in Ouidah (Republic of Bénin)”

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4:30pm, October 15, 2003

Gareth Austin, London School of Economics and joint editor of Journal of African History,
"From Slavery to Free Labour in West Africa, c.1800- c.1950: Reflections from Asante (Ghana)"

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4:30pm, September 29, 2003

José C. Curto, Dept. of History, York University
“Movers of Slaves: The Brazilian Community in Benguela, c. 1722-1832”

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