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Duke-Representing Migrations Humanities Lab Works-In-Progress Showcase

January 31, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Representing Migrations Humanities Lab Works-In-Progress Showcase
Featuring presentations from Bass Connections Teams Linguistic Landscapes and Representing the Middle Passage, as well as from the 2019-2020 Lab Fellows. Including projects from UNC-CH graduate candidate Grant Glass.
Duke University
Friday, January 31, 2020, 9:30am – 4pm in Allen 314
Refreshments provided
Full schedule below
RSVP to Maggie
  • 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


January 31, 2020
9:30 am - 4:00 pm