Zeuske on the Amistad, Slavery and Slave Trade (Fordham)

"Cinque (fac-simile of the original autograph). The Chief of the Amistad Captives," in Wilson Armistead, A Tribute to the Negro (Manchester, NH, 1848), p. 501., as shown on http://www.slaveryimages.org, sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the University of Virginia Library."

New Perspectives on the Amistad

Dr. Michael Zeuske of the University of Cologne will speak on his new findings in Cuban and Spanish archives on the Amistad and its captain, Ramón Ferrer, and what they tell us about slavery and the slave trade in Cuba and the Atlantic world in the nineteenth century.

Please join us on Monday, March 22nd, at 10am, 12th Floor Lounge of the Lowenstein Building, Fordham , Lincoln Center (entrance on NW corner of 60th & Columbus).  This lecture is open to the public.

Sponsored by the History Department’s Washington Irving Society, the Dean of Faculty, and the Latin American & Latino Studies Institute.

For more information, contact Christopher Schmidt-Nowara at schmidtnowar at fordham.edu

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