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Fireside Chat: African Voices from the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Aaron Fogleman, Presidential Research Professor of History, Northern Illinois University

Aaron Spencer Fogleman is a Distinguished Research Professor in the History Department at Northern Illinois University. His research and teaching interests include forced and free transatlantic migrations, revolution, slavery, religion, and gender in the Atlantic World and Early America. He previously taught at the University of South Alabama and has been a Guggenheim Fellow, Distinguished Fulbright Chair at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for History in Göttingen, a McNeil Center Fellow, and a Research Fellow at the Library Company of Philadelphia in the second year of the fellowship program (1988).

This chat originally aired at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 16, 2020.

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