Global Timbuctoo Symposium

Meanings and Narratives of Resistance in Africa and the Americas
Event Date: 
Friday, March 24, 2017 -
10:00am to 6:00pm

In the early 1800s Free African Americans and emancipated slaves adopted the name "Tombouctou" for their towns, linking their struggle for freedom and equality with the prestige of this medieval West African town, a center of Islamic scholarship and African accomplishment.

Meet with Scholars and Researchers

Location:  Rutgers University
SCC Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library
169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Also: March 25, 2017 in Burlington County
Site Visit:  Intersection of Church Street and Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Symposium:  Rancocas Valley Regional High School
520 Jacksonville Road, Mount Hollly, NJ 08060
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Contact: 848-445-6638 or co160@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Register by: March 15, 2017 at ruafrica.rutgers.edu

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