Henry Lovejoy

HENRY LOVEJOY is an assistant professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. He specializes in the history of Africa and the African Diaspora in the Atlantic World during the era of the transatlantic slave trade. He created Liberated Africans, and directs Slavery Images. He is also experimenting with historical GIS to map the uncertainty of Africa’s pre-colonial past. Publications include: Prieto: Yorùbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions (University of North Carolina Press, 2018), as well as articles and chapters related to best methods and practices in the digital humanities; and the history of Yorùbá in Africa and the diaspora. He has also participated in digitization efforts of endangered archives in Cuba, Brazil, and Nigeria. His research has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Andrew J. Mellon Foundation, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Fulbright-Hays, the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, and the University of Colorado Boulder.