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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

"Black Atlantics: An Urban Perspective, 1400-1900" Conference

Thu, April 2, 2009 • UT Campus

This conference will convene specialists on urban slavery in early modern Africa, Europe, and the Americas to study Atlantic history as a space of relentless exploitation but also incessant transnational circulations.

The conference is bringing together sixteen leading scholars on the urban Black Atlantic to explore cities as laboratories of transnational ethnogenesis in order to address, but also go beyond, current debates on the "Creole" and "African Diaspora" origins of Afro-Atlantic culture.

The original contributions will be published in an edited volume.

For more info, contact Prof. Jorge Canizares-Esguerra

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies, Harrington Faculty Fellow Program, Alice Drysdale Sheffield Professorship


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