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Displacement and Indigeneity in the Eastern Caribbean (Melanie J. Newton, University of Toronto)

When: Friday, April 22, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Danny Postel  

Group: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Multicultural & Diversity, Global & Civic Engagement


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Please join us for this talk by Melanie J. Newton, Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University of Toronto.

Newton specializes in the history of the Caribbean and the Atlantic World. She is the author of The Children of Africa in the Colonies: Free People of Color in Barbados in the Age of Emancipation (2008) and numerous scholarly articles on gender, slavery and slave emancipation and indigenous Caribbean history.

She sits on the editorial boards of the journals Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism and British Studies. Her current research project is entitled “This Island’s Mine: Indigeneity in the Caribbean Atlantic World.”

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