Emerging Scholars at ASWAD 2023

The OI is pleased to support the attendance of these emerging scholars at the Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of the Worldwide African Diaspora (ASWAD) & the Convening of the International Congress of African and African Diaspora Studies (ICAADS), August 2-5, 2023, at the University of Ghana–Legon, Accra, Ghana. The OI is supporting scholars on the… Read More

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11th Annual Rio de la Plata Workshop Schedule (Revised)

Download the Schedule PDF NOTE: Due to inclement weather, please refer to the revised schedule below. Opening Lecture – Friday, February 21st, Tucker Hall, 127A – 10am 12:15pm Zacarias Moutoukias, Université Paris Diderot“Global as Micro: Social Networks, Interactions and Transactions in Colonial Spaces” Friday, February 21st… Read More

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Williamsburg partners to host "For 2026" conference, October 28-29, 2022

Williamsburg partners to host “For 2026” conference series in recognition of the 250th anniversary of American independence   WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (Sept. 15, 2022) – The Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, in partnership with William & Mary and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, will host a series of five annual conferences marking the 250th anniversary of American independence. The… Read More

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BFW: Experiences of Revolution, Part 2: Disruptions in Yorktown

Each year, the Ben Franklin’s World team produces a special episode for the Fourth of July holiday. This year, we’re going even further, sharing two themed episodes that explore how ordinary Americans experienced the Revolutionary War. On Tuesday, July 5, the second of those episodes—“Experiences of Revolution, Part 2: Disruptions in Yorktown,” episode 333—debuts wherever… Read More

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