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Shannon Lecture #4: “‘Follow the North Star to Canada’: Draft Resisters and the Underground Railroad” with Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey

November 27, 2023 at 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Location:Woodside Hall in the Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre
Key Contact:History Department
Contact Phone:613-520-2828

Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey poster7 PM Woodside Hall in the Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper St., Ottawa and online.


Wendell Nii Laryea Adjetey (Nii Laryea Osabu I, Atrékor Oblahii kè Oblayéé Mantsè) is William Dawson Chair and Assistant Professor of post-Reconstruction U.S. and African Diaspora history at McGill University. Author of Cross-Border Cosmopolitans: The Making of a Pan-African North America (UNC Press, 2023), Dr. Adjetey is the recipient of McGill’s H. Noel Fieldhouse Award for Distinguished Teaching, and the Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

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