Summer Institute 2017: “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions”

       CALL FOR PAPERS: The Harriet Tubman Institute, York University, in collaboration with the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University, presents the 8th Annual Summer Institute:  “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions,” at York University, Keele Continue reading Summer Institute 2017: “African Diasporas: Peoples, Cultures, Institutions”

Tubman Talks: “History in the Lab: An Overview and Analysis of Teaching Digital History” — April 6, 2017

Dr. Sean Kheraj will give a paper entitled, “History in the Lab: An Overview and Analysis of Teaching Digital History” on 6 April 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:30. Abstract Can history be taught in a computer lab? Continue reading Tubman Talks: “History in the Lab: An Overview and Analysis of Teaching Digital History” — April 6, 2017

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

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

Tubman Talks: “The Alchemy of Sport and the Role of Media in the Education of Black Youth” 19 January 2017

Dr. Carl E. James will present a paper entitled, “The Alchemy of Sport and the Role of Media in the Education of Black Youth”, on January 19, 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30 – 4:30. Abstract In this Continue reading Tubman Talks: “The Alchemy of Sport and the Role of Media in the Education of Black Youth” 19 January 2017

Tubman Talks: “Building Black and Indigenous Alliances for Health and Wellbeing”, 5 January 2017

Dr. Ciann L. Wilson will give a talk entitled, “Building Black and Indigenous Alliances for Health and Wellbeing” on 5 January 2017 at the Harriet Tubman Institute from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Abstract This presentation begins by contextualizing the history of relationships Continue reading Tubman Talks: “Building Black and Indigenous Alliances for Health and Wellbeing”, 5 January 2017