“Angola: Then and Now” panels at the Inaugural Meeting of the Lusophone Studies Association

The Angola Resgate Group, York University, announces three Angola: Then and Now panels at the Inaugural Meeting of the Lusophone Studies Association (LSA)
York University, October 29th to November 1st, 2013

Angola: Then and Now
Thursday, October 31, 2013

9:30 – 10:45 Panel 1: (Angola 1): Methodological Questions in the Angolan Past
Chair: Maria João Dodman, DLLL, York University

Darlene Abreu-Ferreira, University of Winnipeg
Angolans and Other Africans in Early Modern Portugal

José C. Curto, York University
A New Look at Benguela’s Slave Trade

Raquel G. A. Gomes, Ph D Candidate in History, Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Codice 3256, Governo Geral de Luanda, 1854-1858, Registro de Escravos Fugidos: Problems and Possibilities

11:00 – 12:30 Panel 2 (Angola 2): Aspects of Angolan Social History
Chair: José C. Curto, York University

Kalle Kananoja, University of Helsinki
Popular Healers and Medical Interventions in Eighteenth-Century Angola

Maryann Buri, Ph D Candidate in History, York University
Towards a Social History of Burials in Angola: Benguela in the late 18th Century

Vanessa S. Oliveira, Ph D Candidate in History, York University
Free and Enslaved Women in the Markets of Luanda ( 1784-1817)

Tracy Lopes, Ph D Candidate in History, York University
Prison, Punishment, and Slavery in Luanda, 1857 to 1866

1:15 – 2:45 Panel 3 (Angola 3): Angola from Then to Now
Chair: Robert Kenedy, York University

Frank Luce, York University
Canadian missionaries and armed struggle: the publication of Angola Awake

Jesse Ovadia, Newcastle University
Models of State-Led Development in Contemporary Angola

John S. Saul, York University
“When Freedom Died” in Angola: Alves and After

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