Tweets from the Atlantic Slave Biographies Database Conference (#ASBDmsu) held at Michigan State University, November 8-9, 2013. Livetweeting courtesy of African Diaspora, Ph.D. on Twitter (@afrxdiasporaphd) [View the story "Tweets […]
This documentary project retrieves the liberation legacy of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in three different locations united by common narratives related to struggles against enslavement and Apartheid. In […]
via Registers of the Havana Slave Trade Commission | Desk of H.B. Lovejoy. “Between 1808 and 1848, courts in Freetown, Sierra Leone and Havana, Cuba, charged with suppressing the transatlantic […]
Special Issue of Slavery & Abolition: Maritime Slavery 2010 | Volume 31. Issue 4 Editors Note Philip D. Morgan, “Maritime Slavery.” Slavery & Abolition 31, no. 3 (2010): 311–326.
Vincent Brown (Harvard University) unveils a new resource for studying slavery and slave revolt in Jamaica: via Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761: This animated thematic map narrates the spatial history […]
Josep Maria Fradera and Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, eds. Slavery and Antislavery in Spain’s Atlantic Empire. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. via Berghahn Books: African slavery was pervasive in Spain’s Atlantic empire yet […]
Drums of Defiance: Maroon Music from the Earliest Free Black Communities of Jamaica, compiled by Kenneth M. Bilby, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1992, compact disc. From the Smithsonian’s website: Featuring complex, […]
Articles of interest in Early American Studies (volume 11:2): Heather Miyano Kopelson, “‘One Indian and a Negroe, the First Thes Ilands Ever Had’: Imagining the Archive in Early Bermuda.” Early American […]
The latest issue of Slavery & Abolition includes the following articles: Scrambling for Slaves: Captive Sales in Colonial South Carolina Sean Kelley Pages: 1-21 The Penalty of a Tyrant’s Law: […]
In a long interview, Scott and Orlando Patterson discuss the sociologist and novelist’s childhood, education, public service, and books….