New York University set to host the 9th Annual Tubman Summer Institute: “New Geographies – Africa and African Diasporas,” 6-10 August 2018

The Harriet Tubman Institute at York University and the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University (NYU) present the 9th Annual Summer Institute: “New Geographies: Africa and African Diasporas.” This year the Institute will be held at NYU from August 6-10, 2018.  Researchers will offer panels, roundtable discussions, and plenary sessions that […]

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Summer Institute/Instituto de Verano 2014

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CFP: 2014 Summer Institute/Instituto de Verano Slavery, Memory and Citizenship/ Esclavitud, Memoria y Ciudadanía

The Harriet Tubman Institute research project “Slavery, Memory and Citizenship” which is supported by the Social Science Research Council and Humanities (SSHRC) of Canada, and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), through the National Coordination of Anthropology and the National Programme for Research and Afrodescendant Cultural Diversity invite papers to participate in the 5th […]

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Summer Institute looks at teaching the Underground Railroad

The Harriet Tubman Institute and the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University are pleased to announce the Summer Institute is now underway this week with “Across the Border: A Transnational Approach to Teaching the Underground Railroad” at York University. This is a multi-faceted program with intensive reading and discussion sessions […]

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