The Black Spartacus of the Haitian Revolution: the Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture
This talk will focus on the life and times of the late 18th century Caribbean leader Toussaint Louverture, who radically opposed slavery and spearheaded a revolutionary movement against European imperialism and racism. The contemporary relevance of Toussaint's ideas will also be discussed.
Tue, Nov 24, 2020, 5:00 pm
- 6:30 pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Academic subject(s): Modern Languages
Core subject area: Golden Age Spanish literature.
Research interests: i) Spanish prose fiction and drama of the Golden Age (16th and 17th centuries) and the influence of the Italian novella; ii) Golden Age...
Associate Professor, Fellow and Tutor in Politics, and Senior Fellow
Academic subject: Politics
Core subject area: Politics.
Teaching: French politics, international relations.
Research interests: French political and cultural history since the Revolution. Author of In the Shadow of the General: Modern...