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Reading Slavery

Comparative Studies of the Literature of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

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Reading slavery is now part of the CLCS – Centre for the Study of the Literatures and Cultures of Slavery and this page is no longer updated. Please refer to the home page of the center for upcoming events and news.

Reading Slavery - Comparative Studies of the Literature of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

The research project Reading Slavery aims to study the literary implications of the transatlantic slave trade, which had a crucial, but often disregarded importance for the cultural development in the nations and regions involved. Through the comparative study of a broad range of literary artefacts related to colonial slavery, the project highlights the reciprocal cultural exchanges between colonies and the colonized world.

The project is funded by the Velux Foundation

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For further information please contact Mads Anders Baggesgaard