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18:00 - 19:30 18 November 2015

Canada and the Black Atlantic: slavery and freedom in the New World


Seminar Room 105 | UCL – Institute of the Americas (link Map)
51 Gordon Square | London | WC1H 0PQ | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

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Dr Afua Cooper, James Robinson Johnston Chair, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Mr Sean Creighton

In this talk Dr Afua Cooper will be sharing her research on African-Canadian history, with particular reference to the role of Afro-Canadians in the era of slavery and emancipation in the 18th and 19th century Black Atlantic. If time permits, she will also read from her book of poems, Copper Women, published in 2006.

The evening will begin with a short talk by Sean Creighton on ‘Connections between Black British and Black Canadian Histories’.


Oscar Martinez
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