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Sowande Mustakeem

Ghosts of the Atlantic: Decoding America’s Slave Trading Past

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Nebraska Union Room: Ballroom
Additional Info: NU
Contact: James Garza,
The African and African American Studies Program and Institute for Ethnic Studies are excited to bring Dr. Sowande’ Mustakeem, who will deliver a talk “Ghosts of the Atlantic: Decoding America’s Slave Trading Past,” to commemorate the 400th anniversary of African enslavement in North America. Dr. Mustakeem is the author of the award-winning book, Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage. Dr. Mustakeem’s band, Amalghemy, will also be playing, creating a unique experience.

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This event originated in Ethnic Studies.