2010 Somers Lecture: "Atlantic History as if Africa Really Mattered,"          by Joseph C. Miller

February 19th, 2010 from 1:30 to 3:00 PM

Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor General Classroom Building



Atlantic Trade DiagramJoseph C. Miller is a professor of History at the University of Virginia and an internationally renowned scholar of African and World History.  His research focuses on slavery as a historical process, examining a world history of slavery from the earliest human times through the nineteenth century.

The talk is co-sponsored by the Program in World History and the Center for Latin America and Latino/a Studies and is the History Department's 2010 Dale Somers Memorial Lecture.

Professor Miller will also give a development seminar to the history
department from 10:30 - 12:00 that morning in room 2131 (34 Peachtree St.
NW) on the topic “A World Turned Upside Down:  An African Perspective
on Witches, Warriors, and Whiggery.” All are welcome to attend.

Click to see the event flyer.  For more information, contact Professor Christine Skwiot.