GLC Digital Humanities Symposium: “The Study of Slavery and Abolition in the Digital Age”

Event time: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 11:30am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53), 208 See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Morning Panel, 11:30-1:00: Crowd-sourcing and Collaborations

- Linford Fisher, Brown University Database of Indigenous Slavery in the Americas: https://indigenousslavery.org/

- Denise Burgher and Jim Casey University of Delaware The Colored Conventions Project: www.coloredconventions.org

- John Clegg, New York University African American Civil War Soldiers Project: www.usct.cc

Lunch: 1:00 to 2:30

Afternoon Panel, 2:30 to 4:00: Supporting Teaching and Learning

- Judith Giesberg, Villanova University and Margaret Jerrido, Archivist, Mother Bethel AME Church, Philadelphia Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery: http://www.informationwanted.org/

- Joseph Yannielli, Yale University & students from his class “Runaways, Rebels, Wenches & Rogues”

Runaway New England

Open to: 
All Ages

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