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1619 Enslavement, History, and Legacy

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
Class of 1947

Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans to the British colonies

Discussing the legacy of American slavery and  The New York Times' 1619 Project

Featuring: Dr. Sasha Turner Associate Professor of History, Quinnipiac University Fellow, Yale University Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition Author, Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica (U. Pennsylvania Press, 2017) Dr. Frank Mitchell Executive Director, Amistad Center for Art and Culture in Hartford, Connecticut Dr. Alhaji Conteh Assistant Professor in Residence in Africana Studies, University of Connecticut

Contact:

Africana Studies Institute, africana@uconn.edu

Africana Studies Institute (primary), African American Cultural Center, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, History Department, UConn Master Calendar

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