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Decolonizing Archives: "Unearthing Slave Narratives".

Unearthing Slave Narratives: A Discussion on Creating Archives of the Disenfranchised. During this talk, Dr. Nicole Aljoe will discuss her work on the Early Caribbean Digital Archive. During this discussion, Dr. Aljoe will focus the identified need for the project, challenges found during the project and things to consider in developing this kind of archive. This event will be held March 17th at 2 pm

Professor Nicole N. Aljoe is an associate professor of English and African American Studies. Her fields of specialization are eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Black Atlantic Literature, the Slave Narrative, Postcolonial Studies, and eighteenth-century British Novel. Professor Aljoe’s recent publications include “Caribbean Slave Narratives” in The Oxford Handbook of African American Slave Narratives. She is co-editor of Journeys of the Slave Narrative in the Early Americas, University of Virginia Press, 2014 and co-editor of Islands in the Stream: The Early Caribbean in Literary History (forthcoming Palgrave MacMillan). She is also the author of Creole Testimonies Slave Narratives from the British West Indies, 1709-1838 (Palgrave McMillian, 2004).

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Date:
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Zoom Session - CSSSI (online only_2)

Registration is required. There are 26 seats available.

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