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25 Years

Islam and Spiritual Resistance to Slavery in the African Diaspora

Date: 
Thu, 09/15/2016 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
537 Heller Hall

Presented by: Dr. Paul Lovejoy, Department of History, York University

Paul E. Lovejoy is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of History at York University and Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History.  He has authored over 30 books and 100 articles and chapters in books on African and African diaspora history, including Transformations in Slavery: A History of Slavery in Africa (Cambridge University Press).  His latest book, Jihād in West Africa during the Age of Revolutions, is forthcoming from Ohio University Press in November 2016.  Lovejoy is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Director of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples, and a former member of the UNESCO Slave Route Project (Section du dialogue interculturel).

Co-sponsored by ASI and the Department of History