Updates

Freedom Narratives Symposium

The "Freedom Narratives" symposium, the fourth workshop of the Studies in the History of the African Diaspora Documents (SHADD) initiative (www.shadd.org), took place on December 7-8, 2018, at the Harriet Tubman Institute at York University in Toronto. Scholars from...

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Partner Profile: Legacies of British Slave Ownership

Enslaved is excited to be working with Legacies of British Slave-ownership at University College London. Legacies researches individuals in Britain and former British colonies who owned or were otherwise associated with the ownership of the enslaved in the...

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Partner Profile: Biographies of the Enslaved

The Hutchins Center at Harvard has partnered with Enslaved to make its forthcoming Biographies of the Enslaved database available to the public. Biographies of the Enslaved is based on three edited volumes: African American National Biography (AANB);...

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Partner Profile: Slave Societies Digital Archive

The Slave Societies Digital Archive (SSDA), now collaborating in the Enslaved Hub, is the largest digital collection of records for Africans in the Atlantic World. It holds approximately 600,000 images from Brazil, Cuba, Colombia and Spanish Florida that...

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Enslaved Project Update: October Meeting with Partners

On October 8-9, 2018, Matrix hosted a second meeting in East Lansing, Michigan, with Enslaved project partners to share updates and collectively work through the data model. Over two breakout sessions, the Enslaved project partners refined controlled...

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Project Update: Partnership with Wright State

In March 2018, Matrix began collaborating on the ontology for the Enslaved project with knowledge engineers based at the Data Semantics Lab at Wright State University (DeSe Lab) in Dayton, Ohio. After an intense period of preparation, Matrix hosted members...

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Enslaved Conference coming March 8-9, 2019!

In March 2019, Michigan State will host an international conference, "Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade." For more information, see our Call for Papers below! UPDATE: The deadline for papers has been extended to October 15. Enslaved: Peoples of the...

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Project Update: March Meeting with the Project Partners

On March 11-12, 2018, Matrix convened a meeting at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, with Enslaved project partners. These 11 experts in the field of the historic slave trade are members of an Enslaved advisory group providing guidance...

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