61th African Studies Association Annual Meeting
Atlanta, GA, USA
November 29 - December 1, 2018
The 2018 annual meeting of the African Studies Association took place on November 29 to December 1, 2018 in Atlanta. This conference aims to bring together papers from a range of disciplines, on topics such as: contemporary interactions between North African black communities and recent West African immigrants; performances of blackness and Africanness in art and everyday life; competing imaginaries of race and blackness; Members of the SHADD project organized the panel discussion entitled “Biographies, Sources and African Diasporas: A Global Dynamic” on November 29, 2018. Henry B. Lovejoy acted as the chair of the panel discussion.
Biographies, Sources and African Diasporas: A Global Dynamic
Chair | Henry B. Lovejoy
Bruno Véras, York University
Bakwakwa - What's in a Name?
Özgül Özdemir, Boğaziçi University
Seeking Freedom: An Escape Attempt of an Enslaved African Woman
Suzanne Schwarz, University of Worcester
Fragments of the Life History of Fuseng-Be: A Temme Woman Sold in Freetown, Sierra Leone in the Early Nineteenth Century
Érika Melek Delgado, York University
Paths of 'Disposal': Demographic Distribution of Liberated African Children in Sierra Leone (1808-1834)