Tubman Seminar Series 1999/2000

  • Paul E. Lovejoy      
    Title: Letters of the Old Calabar Slave Trade, 1760-1789
    (Paper by Paul Lovejoy and David Richard )    
    Date: Sept.13, 1999
  • Ivana Elbl    
    Title: The King’s Business in Africa: Decisions and Strategies of the Portuguese Crown: 1450-1521    
    Date: Sept. 28, 1999
  • David Eltis  
    Title: Transatlantic Connections: the Contribution of the New Slave Trade Database (CD-ROM Demo, No Paper)    
    Date: Oct. 4, 1999
  • David Eltis   
    Title: Gender and the Slave Trade in the Early Modern Atlantic World    
    Date: Oct. 4, 1999
  • Gwendolyn Midlo Hall    
    Title: In search of African Roots: the Louisiana Slave and Free Database (CD-ROM Demo, No Paper)    
    Date: Oct. 18, 1999
  • Gwendolyn Midlo Hall    
    Title: African Ethnicities in the Americas: evidence from the Louisiana Slave Database    
    Date: Oct. 18, 1999
  • Femi Kolapo    
    Title: Missionaries and Traders’ Reports and the Creation of a Slave Biographical Database for the Nigerian Hinterland: Challenges and Prospects  
    Date: Nov. 1, 1999
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  • Robin Law    
    Title: On the African Background to the Slave Insurrection in Saint-Domingue (Haïti) in 1791: the Bois Caiman Ceremony and the Dahomian ‘Blood Pact’  
    Date: Nov. 8, 1999
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  • Edward A. Alpers    
    Title: Becoming “Mozambique”: Diaspora and Identity in Mauritius  
    Date: Nov.15, 1999
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  • Julie Winch
    Title: “A Gentleman of the Pave”: James Forten and the issue of race in Philadelphia’s Antebellum business community    
    Date: Dec.1, 1999
  • Monica Schuler    
    Title: Liberated Central Africans in Nineteenth-Century Guyana  
    Date: Jan.24, 2000
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  • Ann O’Hear
    Title: Elite Slaves and Their Descendants: Ilorin in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries    
    Date: Jan. 31, 2000
  • Thabit Abdullah    
    Title: Overview of Basra’s Commercial Links and Their Decline in the Eighteenth-Century  
    Date:  Feb.7, 2000
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  • Philip Morgan    
    Title: The World of Books and the Real World: an Eighteenth-Century Jamaican Perspective    
    Date:  Feb. 28, 2000
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  • Renée Soulodre-La France    
    Title: Socially Not So Dead! Slave Identities in Bourbon Nueva Granada  
    Date: March 6, 2000
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  • José Curto 
    Title: The Story of Nbena: from illegal enslavement back to freedom in Benguela, Angola, 1816-1819 
    Date:  March 20, 2000
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  • Verene Shepherd    
    Title: Slavery without Sugar in Jamaica’s Plantation Society: some implications for enslaved and enslavers    
    Date:  March 28, 2000
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  • Sean O’Fahey
    Title: Islam, Language and Ethnicity in Eastern Africa: some literary considerations  
    Date:  Apr. 3, 2000
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