Paul E. Lovejoy: W. E. B. Du Bois Lecture Series (1 of 3)


Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 4:00pm


Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Paul LovejoyPaul E. Lovejoy, Distinguished Research Professor and Canada Research Chair in African Diaspora History at York University

Equiano’s World – Beyond Slavery and Abolition


  • Apr. 16, 4pm: Vassa and Slavery:  Participant/Observer of His Age


  • Apr. 17, 5pm: Vassa’s Associates: A Son of Africa in the Enlightenment


  • Apr. 18, 4pm: Vassa as “Atlantic Creole”: Self-Made Man Overcoming the Odds