Tubman Talks 2014/2015

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 2:30pm-4:30pm [314 York Lanes]
José C. Curto, Associate Professor, History, York University
The first 24: Trajectories of enslaved Africans liberated by the Anglo-Portuguese Mixed Commission at Luanda, 1844-1858

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 2:30pm-4:30pm [314 York Lanes]
Meley Mulugetta, Ph.D., lecturer,  African History and Religions in the Department of Humanities and History at York University
On binding magic in Ethiopia

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 2:30pm-4:30pm [314 York Lanes]
Jan Anderson, MA candidate in Humanities & research associate, CERLAC & Tubman Institute
Of No Nation: Writing Enslaved Women into Human Sorority and Citizenship in the Americas

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 2:30-4:30pm [314 York Lanes]
Caroline S. Hossein, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Business and Society, Department of Social Science, York University
“Violence and Politics in Microfinance: A study of small business people of African descent in the Americas”

Thursday, October 16, 2012, 2:30-4:30pm [314 York Lanes]
Clive Forrester, Ph.D. Course Director in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University
“The Role of the Linguist in the Interrogation of Caribbean “Hate Speech””

Thursday, October 9th, 2014, 2:30-4:30pm [314 York Lanes]
Jeff Gunn Ph.D. candidate in African History, Faculty of Graduate Studies, York University
“Kru Labourers in the Nineteenth Century”

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014, 2:30pm-4:30pm [305 York Lanes]
Dr. Damian Alan Pargas, Associate Professor of Social and Economic History,Leiden University, The Netherlands
“Slave Crucibles: Slave Migrants and Social Assimilation in the Antebellum South”

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014, 2:30-4:30pm [314 York Lanes]
Dr. Benedetta Rossi, Department of African Studies and Anthropology and Centre of West African Studies School of History and Cultures, University of Birmingham
“From Slavery to Aid in the West African Sahel, 1800-2000”

Thursday, September 18th, 2014, 2:30-4:30pm [314 York Lanes]
Dr. Christine Whyte, Post-doctoral research fellow of the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies
“Slavery and Freedom in colonial Sierra Leone, 1898-1956”

Monday, September 8th, 2014, 2:30pm
Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, [314 York Lanes]
Rapporteur on Rights of Persons of African Descent and Racial Discrimination and a Commissioner on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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