August 12, 2011
Digital Scholarship and the African Diaspora: David Eltis and David Richardson
Date: September 14, 2011
Time: 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Clark Hall 309, 11130 Bellflower Road
Registration: Free and open to the public, though registration is recommended
Drs. Eltis and Richardson, recipients of the 2011 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Nonfiction for Atlas of the Transaltantic Slave Trade, will discuss new findings and new directions for future research from www.slavevoyages.org and www.African-Origins.org. Eltis is Robert W. Woodruff Professor of History at Emory University, and Richardson is director of the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation and professor of economic history at Hull University in England. Reception to follow in Clark Hall Room 206.