A workshop series at Columbia University.
This workshop aims to bring together scholars interested in reconstructing the history and experiences of people in Africa and the Americas (with a special focus on indigenous communities) in contexts of limited or non-existent contemporaneous documentation using methodologies from a range of disciplines.
Elizabeth Ellis, New York University 6.10pm-8pm, 14 September 2017 Anthropology Department – Sheldon Scheps Memorial Library, Room 457 Schermerhorn Extension Abstract During the Revolutionary Era, the Lower Mississippi River Valley underwent not only a political upheaval but also massive social and economic changes. In the 1760s the region was an Indigenous dominated borderland with a…
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