Speaker Series: 'Voyage Through Death To Life Upon These Shores'

The Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project announces a speakers series for the month of February. To attend any of the 4 sessions in February, register for free on Zoom or Facebook.

FEB 1st I2:00-3:00PM

The Routes of Our Roots
DR. DAVID ELTIS
Professor Emeritus of History at Emory University

FEB 8TH I 2:00-3:00PM
From the Middle Passage to the Plantation: The Journey and History in Song
DR. JASON OBY
Professor of Music at Texas Southern University

FEB 15TH I 2:00-3:00PM
The Triangular Trade: A Global Systems Analysis - Economy, Politics, Culture
DR. LEONARD JEFFRIES
Political Scientist, Historian, Educator, Master-Teacher/Administratorand Pan-Africanist

FEB 22ND I 2:00-3:00PM
Fact & Fiction: The Middle Passage in Sowande Mustakeem's Slavery at Sea (2016), Charles Johnson's Middle Passage (1990), and Lillian Jones Horace's Five Generations Hence (1916)
DR. KAREN KOSSIE-CHERNYSHEV
Professor of History at Texas Southern University

One of three ferry site-markers installed in Camden, NJ in 2018 and 2019.

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