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October 2018

Wells Fargo Lecture: “Dredging the Atlantic World: How Ships and Sedimentation Link the Lowcountry with the Panama Canal”

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wells Fargo Auditorium, Beatty Center, 5 Liberty Street, 5 Liberty Street
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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A Lecture by Dr. Ashley Carse, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University How are the cities and ports of the Carolina Lowcountry connected with the Atlantic World and beyond? We often conceptualize such global interconnections in terms of the “flow” or “circulation” of commodities, bodies, and information from one place to another. While useful, these metaphors can also distract our attention from the localized construction and maintenance of the infrastructure (roads and cables, pipelines…

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Biennial GEMELA conference “Transatlantic Perspectives” with simultaneous sessions held in Charleston and Madrid

October 24 @ 8:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Embassy Suites Hotel, 337 Meeting St.
Charleston, 29403 United States

GEMELA (Grupo de Estudios sobre la Mujer en Espana y Latinoamerica will hold their Biennial Conference, simulcast between Charleston and Madrid, Spain GEMELA strives to unite scholars across traditional disciplinary boundaries through its focus on women's cultural production in medieval and early modern Spain and colonial Latin America through 1800. GEMELA's purpose is to distribute information and knowledge about women and their role as cultural producers. GEMELA conferences and publications encourage teaching and research based on all approaches related to our principal…

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February 2019

The Vesey Conspiracy at 200: Black Antislavery in the Atlantic World

February 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
College of Charleston, 66 George St
Charleston, SC United States

In preparation for a volume of essays to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the “Denmark Vesey Conspiracy” of 1822, the Carolina Lowcountry in the Atlantic World Program (CLAW) at the College of Charleston will hold a small conference on enslaved and free black anti-slavery, February 8-10, 2019. Known to scholars mainly as a conspiracy of Carolina slaves, the “Denmark Vesey Conspiracy” also ensnared free black people and should be treated as a part of the broader black anti-slavery movement. Some…

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April 2019

Gibril Cole: “The Krio of Sierra Leone: A Transatlantic Cultural Society”

April 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Addlestone Library, Room 227, 205 Calhoun Street
Charleston, 29401 United States
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2019 Wells Fargo Lecture

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Faculty Seminar with Wells Fargo Lecturer Gibril Cole

April 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Maybank Hall, room 209
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