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Audra A. Diptee

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. (York), M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 4203
Email:audra.diptee@carleton.ca
Office:441 Paterson Hall
Website:Browse

Research Interests

  • Caribbean & Africa
  • Humanitarianism & Human Rights Discourses (Caribbean)
  • Childhood & Children
  • Slavery & Human Trafficking
  • Critical Applied History, Memory, Historical Consciousness
  • Race & Racism

Honours and Awards

2012 Visiting Fellowship, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University
2010 Workshop Grant, Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada
2010 Standard Research Grant, Social Science and Humanities Research Council
2003 David Nichols Memorial Prize, Society of Caribbean Studies, United Kingdom

Select Publications

“Notions of African Childhood in Abolitionist Discourses: Colonial and Post-Colonial Humanitarianism in the Fight Against Child Slavery.”  Anna Mae Duane (ed), Child Slavery Before & After Emancipation, (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

“Atlantic Childhoods, Global Contexts.” Special issue of Atlantic Studies: Global Currents, Vol. 11 (4), 2014. – with David V. Trotman.

“Atlantic Childhood and Youth in Global Context: Reflections on the Global South.” Atlantic Studies: Global Currents, Vol. 11 (4), 2014, 437-448. – with David V. Trotman

Remembering Africa & Its Diasporas:  Memory, Public History & Representations of the Past (Africa World Press, 2012) – with David V. Trotman.

From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 1776-1807  (University Press of Florida, 2010).

“Children in Colonial Africa.”  Special issue of the Journal of Family History, Vol. 35 (1), 2010 – with Martin A. Klein.

Juanita De Barros, Audra Diptee and David Trotman, Beyond Fragmentation: Perspectives in Caribbean
History
, (New Jersey: Markus Weiner Publishers, 2006).

‘African Children in the British Slave Trade During the Late Eighteenth Century,’ Slavery & Abolition, Vol. 27 (2), August 2006, 183-196.