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Representing Migration Humanities Lab Works-in-Progress Showcase

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Friday, January 31, 2020
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Works in Progress

All are welcome, and refreshments will be provided!

9:30: introductions
9:45: Alex Morelli "Becoming"
10:15-11:30: "Archives and collections"
Tye Landels-Gruenewald "The Legislative Origins of the British Slave Trade Archive, 1787-1789"
Jane Harwell: "'Never Naturalist shall view': Empiricism, Imperialism, and Captivity in Charlotte Smith's 'To the fire-fly of Jamaica, seen in a Collection'"
Anya Lewis-Meeks: "Y'all Remember How Deep it Go? Mythohistory, Collective Memory and Collaboration in Rivers Solomon's The Deep"
11:30: Samia Noor: "Documenting the Venezuelan Migration Crisis"
1-1:30: "Linguistic Landscapes of Durham"
1:30-2: Vivien Rendleman, "Indigeneity and Immigration"

2-3: "Caribbean Resonances"
Kelsey Desir "Literary Diaspora-Making: Narratives of Haitian Legacies"
Isabel Bradley "Telling Impossible Stories: Narrative Detours, Vodou's Archive and the Middle Passage"

3-4: Remembering the Middle Passage Project

Contact: Maggie McDowell