Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners to lecture on “Digital Scholarship and the African Diaspora”

David Eltis and David Richardson, recipients of the 2011 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Nonfiction for Atlas of the Transaltantic Slave Trade, will discuss new findings and new directions for future research in a Sept. 14 lecture, “Digital Scholarship and the African Diaspora.” Eltis is Robert W. Woodruff Professor of History at Emory University, and Richardson is director of the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation and professor of economic history at Hull University in England.

The event, sponsored by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, administered by the Cleveland Foundation, will be held Sept. 14 at 4:30 p.m. in Clark Hall 309.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is recommended.

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