Abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: Telling the Story

Venue: The College of The Bahamas

Location: Nassau, Bahamas

Event Date/Time: Jun 08, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 31, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Dec 31, 2007
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The College of The Bahamas will host the Conference: “Abolition of The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: Telling the Story, February 21-23, 2008 at the Oakes Field Campus, Nassau.

Abstracts of approximately 200 words are invited on the following topics:

-Language and Oppression
-Religion in Slavery: Agent Provocateur or Opiate?
-Slavery and Human Sensibility
-Power and Enslavement
-Kinship across the Diaspora
-Identity: Culture, Race and Gender
-Enslavement and Liberation: Pedagogy
-Liberation: Ideologies, Contexts and Dynamics
-Liberation: Simple Past or Present Continuous?

Please send abstracts as an attached Word file to Jessica Minnis, Chair of the Conference Committee at abolitionconference@cob.edu.bs no later than Friday, August 31, 2007.

Conference Structure

The conference will feature 20-minute papers from all disciplines, followed by 10-minute discussions, presented in concurrent and plenary sessions. Panel and poster proposals will also be considered. Such proposals should be as complete as possible.