Harriet Tubman

Senior Common Room,
Founders College (FC305),
York University

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  Seminars 2004/2005
Sept. 21 from 4 to 6pm.

Our first presenter is Paul E. Lovejoy, FRSC,
Distinguished Research Professor, and Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History.

Professor Lovejoy's paper is titled
"Alternatives to Revolution and Insurrection: Olaudah Equiano and the Abortive Plantation Scheme of Dr. Charles Irving on the Mosquito Shore"

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November 23, 2004, SRC (305) Founders, 4-6pm
José C. Curto, Dept. of History, York University
“Experiences of Enslavement in West-Central Africa”
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November 30, 2004, SRC (305) Founders, 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Mohammed B. Salau, Ph. D. Candidate, Dept. of History, York University
“Ribats and the Development of Plantations in the Sokoto Caliphate: A Case Study of Fanisau”

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December 07, 2004, SRC (305) Founders, 4-6pm
Jennifer Lofkrantz, Ph. D. Candidate, Dept. of History, York University
“Norms of Enslavement in the Western Soudan 1890-1910

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January 04, 2005, SRC (305) Founders, 4-6pm

Audra Diptee, Ph. D. Candidate, Dept. of History, University of Toronto
"Children in the Atlantic Slave Trade to Jamaica in the late 18th Century"

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January 18, 2005, Senior Common Room (305) Founders College, 4:00 6:00 PM
Behnaz Mirzai, Ph. D., Dept. of History, York University
"Transformations in 19th Century Iran: From Slavery to Emancipation"

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February 01, 2005, SRC (305) Founders, 4-6pm
Gamal Adam, Ph. D. Candidate, Dept. of Anthropology, York University,
“Living in Limbo: The Case of Young Sudanese Male Refugees in Cairo”
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March 03, 2005, 5 - 7pm Founders College SRC 305, York University
Professor Mariza de Carvalho Soares, Dept. of History, Universidade Federal Fluminense:
"Le barbier, l'artiste, et l'histoire, (Rio de Janeiro, 18ème Siècle)"
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March 22, 2005
SRC (305) Founders College, York University, 4-6pm
Mariana Candido, Ph. D. Candidate, Dept. of History, York University:
“Usurping Freedom: Processes of Enslavement in Benguela and its Hinterland, 1780-1850”
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March 31, 2005, 3 - 5pm, SRC (305) Founders College, York University
Prof. Paul E. Lovejoy, Dept. of History, York University:
“The Urban Background of Enslaved Muslims in the Americas”
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April 4, 2005, SRC (305) Founders, 1:30-3:30pm
Professor Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, Dept. of English, University of Heidelberg
“An Island Occupied: The Interpretation of the U.S. Marine Occupation of Haiti in Zora Neale Hurston’s Tell My Horse and Katherine Dunham’s Island Possessed

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April 19, 2005, SRC (305) Founders, 1:30-3:30pm
Ismael Musah Montana, Ph. D. Candidate, Dept. of History, York University,
“Transformations and Changing Patterns of the Caravan Slave Trade in the Regency of Tunis, 1782-1814”
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