Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Chapter 12: Picturing Homes and Border Crossings: The Slavery Trope in Films of the Black Atlantic

Official trailer from Daughters of Dust In the twelfth and final chapter of Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Interactions, Identities, and Images, Awam Amkpa and Gunja SenGupta examine three films—Julie Dash’s Daughters of the Dust (United States, 1991), Euzhan Palcy’s Rue Cases-Nègres (Martinique, 1983), and Ousmane Sembène’s Ceddo (Senegal, 1977)—to examine the representation of… Continue reading Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Chapter 12: Picturing Homes and Border Crossings: The Slavery Trope in Films of the Black Atlantic

#ASA2014 Featured Author: Ana Lucia Araujo

Ana Lucia Araujo, professor of history and director of graduate studies at Howard University, has published highly acclaimed books on slavery. Two of these books, Public Memory of Slavery and Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade are the perfect studies for this year's African Studies Association annual meeting theme. Her interdisciplinary books, which have earned… Continue reading #ASA2014 Featured Author: Ana Lucia Araujo