New publication: Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora: Slavery, Abolition and the Transition to Colonialism in Sierra Leone, edited by Paul Lovejoy and Suzanne Schwarz.

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Two books announced for the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora

Two new titles in the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora: From freedom to freedom: Journeying back to heal the wounds of the Atlantic slave trade by Johnston Akuma-Kalu Njoku and Elem Kalabari of the Niger Delta: The transition from slave to produce trading under British Imperialism by Waibinte E. Wariboko. Elem Kalabari of the Niger […]

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Conversations about young women, sexuality and stereotypes

With debates about “twerking”, cultural appropriation, and Miley Cyrus in full “swing”, other conversations about young women’s sexuality and stereotypes are also taking place. Ciann Wilson kicked off the Tubman Speakers Series on October 3rd. She presenter her very interesting research based on work with African, Caribbean and Black young women (between the ages of 14 […]

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Blackness and Mestizaje in Mexico and Central America

The Tubman Institute is pleased to announce a new upcoming publication in the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora: Blackness Blackness and Mestizaje in Mexico and Central America edited by Elisabeth Cunin and Odile Hoffmann. The essays in this book investigate the different processes of racialization, ethnicization, and negotiation of the belongings that characterize black […]

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New book by Modesto Amegago–African Drumming: The History and Continuity of African Drumming Traditions

Announcing the next book in the Harriet Tubman Series on the African Diaspora, Africa World Press–Modesto Amegago, African Drumming: The History and Continuity of African Drumming Traditions. Amegago draws on his life-long expereiences in African drumming, music, dance and cultural expression to compose a unique text.

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