“Abolition of The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: Telling the Story, February 21-23, 2008 at the Oakes Field Campus, Nassau.
Abstracts of approximately 200 words are invited on the following topics:
Language and Oppression
Religion in Slavery: Agent Provocateur or Opiate?
Slavery and Human Sensibility
Power and Enslavement
Kinship across the Diaspora
Identity: Culture, Race and Gender
Enslavement and Liberation: Pedagogy
Liberation: Ideologies, Contexts and Dynamics
Liberation: Simple Past or Present Continuous?
The conference will feature 20-minute papers from all disciplines, followed by 10-minute discussions, presented in concurrent and plenary sessions. Panel and poster proposals will also be considered. Such proposals should be as complete as possible.
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