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UK Book Launch: Prof. Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie “Rebellious Passage: The Creole Revolt & America’s Coastal Slave Trade”

UCLan’s Research Centre for Migration, Diaspora and Exile (MIDEX) and IBAR are proud to announce a talk by renowned historian of slavery and abolition Prof Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie (Howard University, Washington D.C.). He will speak on the topic of his new book:  Rebellious Passage: The Creole Revolt & America’s Coastal Slave Trade.

This event, which also forms part of English Literature & Creative Writing’s “In Conversation” seminar series, will take place in Livesey House LH202 on Wednesday, 19 February 2020 at 5 pm.

It will mark the UK book launch of Prof. Kerr-Ritchie’s ground-breaking study on the Creole slave ship revolt (1841), which can be considered as the most successful slave revolt in US history.

Please find more information on the monograph by downloading this flyer.