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The Challenges of Emancipation in the Atlantic World Comments

Caribbean slavery, Atlantic economies and African sovereignities will be addressed by historians Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Enrique Martino, and Benjamin Talton, in this panel discussion presented by the Hofstra University Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program and the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University® in cooperation with the Hofstra Cultural Center.

Benjamin Talton, Professor of History at Temple University
Defending the Political Kingdom: Capitalism, Humanitarianism and the Limits of African Sovereignty in the 20th Century

Enrique Martino, Researcher and Author, Humboldt University of Berlin
Enduring Atlantic Economies in the 20th Century: Nigerian Indentured Labour on the Plantation Island of Fernando Po

Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Professor of History at Tufts University
Defending Slavery in an Age of Emancipation: Spain, Cuba, and Puerto Rico in the Early Nineteenth Century

 

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 13, 11:15 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. (Common Hour)
Location: Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus
Admission: Free

For more information please contact Benita Sampedro at benita.sampedro@hofstra.edu.

 

LACS calendar of events for this academic year has been subsidized by 
The National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Cost:

Free

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Location:

Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Professor Benita Sampedro


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