Tubman Talks – “Troubling Nostalgia: Reading the “Untold Stories” of Indians in Africa — 23 March 2017

Dr. Alia Somani will give a paper entitled, “Troubling Nostalgia: Reading the “Untold Stories” of Indians in Africa” on 23 March 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:30. Abstract This paper considers two literary texts that attempt to resurrect Continue reading Tubman Talks – “Troubling Nostalgia: Reading the “Untold Stories” of Indians in Africa — 23 March 2017

March Break Concert — “Voices of the Diaspora” 15 March 2017

Please join us for Black History Month in March! On Wednesday March 15th, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale (Tubman Artist in Residence), Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Service and the West End Black History Month Planning Committee will present presentation Continue reading March Break Concert — “Voices of the Diaspora” 15 March 2017

Tubman Talks: “Sustainability and the Digital Ecosystem: Best Practices for the Digital Humanist,” 16 March 2017

Anna St. Onge, Stacy Allison-Cassin, Andrea Kosavic, and Mona Elayyan will give a talk entitled “Sustainability and the digital ecosystem: best practices for the digital humanist’ on 16 March 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from  2:30-4:30 p.m. Abstract The Digital Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Sustainability and the Digital Ecosystem: Best Practices for the Digital Humanist,” 16 March 2017

Bruno Véras wins Brazilian Award for Promotion of Racial and Gender Equity

Congratulations to Bruno Véras who received the Antonieta de Barros award for the promotion of racial and gender equity in Brazil. Bruno is a PhD student in the Department of History and was the director of the project, “África Aparece: Linguagem, Ensino Continue reading Bruno Véras wins Brazilian Award for Promotion of Racial and Gender Equity

Tubman Talks: “Misoprostol: The Social life of a life-saving drug in Senegal” — 2 March 2017

Dr. Margaret MacDonald will present a paper entitled, “Misoprostol: The Social life of a life-saving drug in Senegal”, on March 2, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract My focus in this paper is a drug Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Misoprostol: The Social life of a life-saving drug in Senegal” — 2 March 2017

Tubman Talks: “Institutional and Community Partnerships: Representing Ugandan Heritage Ethnic and Memorial Sites through a Social Media Project”, February 16, 2017

Mary Leigh Morbey, Maureen Senoga, Michelle Sengara and Mary Pat O’Meara will present a paper entitled, “Institutional and Community Partnerships: Representing Ugandan Heritage Ethnic and Memorial Sites through a Social Media Project”, on February 16, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Institutional and Community Partnerships: Representing Ugandan Heritage Ethnic and Memorial Sites through a Social Media Project”, February 16, 2017

Tubman Talks: “Some Observations on the Nature of Slavery in Late Sixteenth-Century Aleppo”, 26 January 2017

Dr. Thabit A.J. Abdullah will present a paper entitled, “Some Observations on the Nature of Slavery in late Sixteenth-Century Aleppo,” on January 26, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract “Our understanding of slavery in the Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Some Observations on the Nature of Slavery in Late Sixteenth-Century Aleppo”, 26 January 2017