Harriet Tubman

  HARRIET TUBMAN SEMINAR
  YORK UNIVERSITY
  2005/2006
Location:
Senior Common Room,
Founders College (FC305),
York University
Time:
TBA

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  Seminars 2005/2006

"
Autobiography and Memory: Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, the African"

Paul E. Lovejoy FRSC
Distinguished Research Professor
Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History
York University

Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Room: 305 Founders College (Senior Common Room), York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm

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‘A Stranger in a Strange Land’:
Re-Conceptualizing the Presence of foreign-born Nationals in Nineteenth-Century Haiti
Using the Port-au-Prince Marriage Registries’

Thorald Burnham
Ph.D. Candidate
York University

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2005
Room: 2183 Vari Hall, History Seminar Room, York University
Time: 4:30-6:30pm

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"Indian Ocean Middle Passages: The Dhow Slave Trade"

Professor Edward A. Alpers
Department of History
University of California, Los Angeles

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2005
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: 2183 Vari Hall (History Seminar Room)

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"Public monuments and private memories: the slave route in Ouidah"

Ana Lucia Araújo
Ph.D. Candidate
Université Laval

Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2005
Room: 305 Founders College (Senior Common Room), York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm

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"Ransoming in 19th Century West Africa"

Jennifer Lofkrantz
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of History
York University

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2005
Room: 305 Founders, Senior Common Room, York University
Time: 4:30-6:30pm

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"Don’t know much about history: Beyond language in antebellum African American correspondence"

Gerard Van Herk
Visiting Professor
Department of Linguistics
University of Ottawa

Date: Thursday, November 24, 2005
Room: 305 Founders, Senior Common Room, York University
Time: 4:30-6:30pm

 
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"Benguela: An Atlantic Port of the Slave Trade"

Mariana P. Candido
Ph.D. Candidate
York University

Date: Monday, January 23, 2006
Room:
Faculty and Staff Lounge (History/Anthropology), Vari Hall, York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31ST, 12:30-2:30
FOUNDERS COLLEGE,  BRIAN CRAGG CINEMA (ROOM 211)

Ibrahim Hamza
"A Study of the Influence of slaves in tax gathering in Kano Emirate"
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“The Day of Jubilee is Come”: Isaac Anderson and Rebellion in Sierra Leone.read

Cassandra Pybus
Professor
University of Sydney

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Room: 2183 Vari Hall (Department of History), York University
Time: 4:00-6:00pm

 

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