Trans-Saharan Slave Trade Working Group

Director: Wole Soyinka

Under the direction of Wole Soyinka, 1986 Nobel Laureate in Literature and fellow at the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard, the Trans-Saharan Slave Trade Working Group is engaged with locating texts and images that relate to the encounter of the Arab and Islamic world––including cultural, trading, political, and slaving documents–– with the African world.

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