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Slavery North

Slavery North is a one-of-a-kind academic and cultural destination where scholars, thinkers, artists, and cultural producers build community and produce research and cultural outcomes that transform our understanding of the neglected histories of Transatlantic Slavery in Canada and the American North.

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Internship & Job Postings for HAA Students
A brief list of internship and job postings for HAA students (undergraduate and graduate).
March 15, 2024
Daily Hampshire Gazette Features Dr. Nelson, Slavery North, & Mellon Grant
Dr. Nelson was featured on the cover of the Daily Hampshire Gazette for the Slavery North initiative and impressive Mellon Grant award.
March 11, 2024
Mass Daily Collegian: Charmaine Nelson on Black History in the American North and Canada
Professor Nelson discussed her research as well as her initiatives in uplifting the Black Canadian community with the Massachusetts Daily Collegian.
March 11, 2024