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Tubman Seminars Series 2005/2006

  • Paul E. Lovejoy FRSC, Distinguished Research Professor, Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History, York University.
    Title: "Autobiography and Memory:  Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, the African"
    Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2005
    Room: 305 Founders College (Senior Common Room), York University
    Time: 4:00-6:00pm
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  • Thorald Burnham, Ph.D. Candidate, York University.
    Title: ‘A Stranger in a Strange Land’: Re-Conceptualizing the Presence of foreign-born Nationals in Nineteenth-Century Haiti Using the Port-au-Prince Marriage Registries’
    Date: Thursday, September 29, 2005
    Room: 2183 Vari Hall, History Seminar Room, York University
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
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  • Professor Edward A. Alpers, Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles.
    Title: "Indian Ocean Middle Passages: The Dhow Slave Trade"
    Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2005
    Time: 1:30 pm
    Location: 2183 Vari Hall (History Seminar Room)
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  • Ana Lucia Araújo, Ph.D. Candidate, Université Laval.
    Title: "Public monuments and private memories: the slave route in Ouidah"
    Date: Wednesday, November 2, 2005
    Room: 305 Founders College (Senior Common Room), York University
    Time: 4:00-6:00pm
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  • Jennifer Lofkrantz, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of History, York University.
    Title: "Ransoming in 19th Century West Africa"
    Date: Thursday, November 10, 2005
    Room: 305 Founders, Senior Common Room, York University
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
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  • Gerard Van Herk, Visiting Professor, Department of Linguistics University of Ottawa.
    Title: "Don’t know much about history: Beyond language in antebellum African American correspondence"
    Date: Thursday, November 24, 2005
    Room: 305 Founders, Senior Common Room, York University
    Time: 4:30-6:30pm
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  • Mariana P. Candido,  Ph.D. Candidate, York University.
    Title: "Benguela: An Atlantic Port of the Slave Trade"
    Date: Monday, January 23, 2006
    Room: Faculty and Staff Lounge (History/Anthropology), Vari Hall, York University
    Time: 4:00-6:00pm
  • Ibrahim Hamza, PhD Candidate, York University.
    Title: "A Study of the Influence of slaves in tax gathering in Kano Emirate"
    Date: Tuesday, January 31
    Room: Fouonders College, Brian Cragg Cinema, Room 211.
    Time: 12:30-2:30
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  • Cassandra Pybus, Professor, University of Sydney.
    Title: “The Day of Jubilee is Come”: Isaac Anderson and Rebellion in Sierra Leone."
    Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2006
    Room: 2183 Vari Hall (Department of History), York University
    Time: 4:00-6:00pm
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