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History Department Colloquium

James Sweet (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

“Beyond Slavery: Africanizing Atlantic History”

Monday, February 4

12:10-1:30 pm

SSH 2203 (Andrews Conference Room)

James Sweet (author of Recreating Africa: Culture, Kinship, and Religion in the African-Portuguese World, 1441-1770and Domingos Alvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World) will present from his forthcoming work on creolization in the early modern Atlantic world. Drawing on examples from Brazil, the Caribbean, and West Africa, Professor Sweet will talk about the ways in which European colonizers Africanized during the early modern Atlantic world.

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