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The Legacy of 1619

The 2019 Annual Callaloo Conference

9:15 am


Four hundred years ago, 20–30 Africans landed at Point Comfort, Virginia, as the first enslaved Africans to arrive in the American colonies. What is the global significance of this historical event? 

Presented by Department of English, with support from the Center for Africana Studies, Departments of Africana Studies and History of Art, Provost’s Excellence Through Diversity Fund, and Wolf Humanities Center.

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