Tubman Speaker Series 2013/2014

2014
Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 3:30-5:00 [305 York Lanes]
Professor Bronwen Everill, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at King’s College London (UK)
“Sierra Leone Trade and the Ethical Atlantic”

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 3:30-5:00 [S701 Ross]  
Professor Denielle Elliott, Health & Society Program and Anthropology, York University
“Lean Production, Labour Politics and Clinical Trial Research in East Africa”

Thursday, March 6th, 2014, 3:30-5:00 [280A York Lanes]
Professor Daniel Yon, Anthropology and Education, York University
“The Spectacle of Race and the Making of Racial Identity in late 19th century St Helena”

Thursday, March 20th, 2014, 3:30-5:00 [280N York Lanes]
Professor Steve Rockel, Department of History, University of Toronto
The autobiography of Adrien Atiman: freed slave to medical missionary

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014, 12:30-2:00 [4034 Osgoode Hall Law School]
Professor Jean Allain, Queen’s University, Belfast (UK)
“The Paradox of Slavery: A fundamental human right which is rarely tried in court”

Thursday, March 27th, 2014, 3:30-5:00 [305 York Lanes]
Dr. Frank Luce, Department of Social Science/ Tubman Institute, York University
Dr. Robert Faris, Associate Minister, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Toronto
Protestant missionaries in Angola and Mozambique

Thursday, April 17th, 2014, 3:30-5:00 [Room TBA]
Dr. Stacey Sommerdyk, Department of History, University of the Witwatersrand
“Cross-Cultural Exchange: The Dutch Middelburg Commercial Company on the Loango Coast, 1732 to 1796”

Dr. Joel Quirk, Tubman Visiting Fellow, University of Witwatersrand (South Africa), April 2014

2013
Thursday, October 3rd at 3:30-5:00 [280N York Lanes]
Ciann Wilson, PhD Candidate in Education, York University
“Jezebel: Exploring the impact of stereotypes on the sexualities and sexual health of young Black women”

Tuesday, October 15th at 3:30-5:00 [S701 Ross]
Dr. Eric Jennings, Associate Professor of History, University of Toronto
“African Experiences in the Free/Fighting French Ranks, 1940-1944”

Thursday October 24th at 3:30-5:00 [305 Founders College]
Dr. Hideaki Suzuki, Post-Doctoral Fellow in History, McGill University
“To Listen to Them: Bondage, British Informal Empire, and Diasporas through the Narratives of Bonded Population in the Persian Gulf, 1906-1950”

Thursday, November 14th at 3:30-5:00 [305 York Lanes]
Richard Anderson, PhD Candidate in History, Yale University
“The Making of the Aku: Ethnicity in Sierra Leone’s Yoruba Diaspora”

Wednesday November 20th at 3:30-5:00 [305 Founders College]
Dr. Temitope Adafarakin, OISE/ UofT
“Yoruba Worldsense: Conceptualizing Gender in Indigenous Yoruba
Contexts through the Example of Papa Legba”

Also see our Working Paper Series 2013/2014.

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