10th Biennial Conference, ASWAD (Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora)

Join American Evolution and William & Mary for a weeklong event featuring film, travel, and scholarship that will celebrate the importance of the African diaspora to today.

This conference will feature cutting-edge scholarship, cultural events, film festivals, and excursions to local historical sites that highlight and celebrate the global dimensions of the African Diaspora and the centrality of black people worldwide to the making of the modern world. Principal hosts of the conference include the Middle Passage Project, the Lemon Project, the Institute for Historical Biology, the William & Mary Africana Studies Program, the William & Mary Department of History, the Reves Center for International Studies, the William & Mary American Studies Program, the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the William & Mary Department of Anthropology.

EVENT DETAILS


Event Type: Programs, Signature Events

Start Date: November 5, 2019

End Date: November 9, 2019

Time: TBD

Venue: William & Mary

Williamsburg, VA



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