Cynthia McLeod featured on History Watch podcast

Novelist and recent CTCA guest speaker Cynthia McLeod is featured on the latest episode of History Watch, a podcast hosted by Dr. Audra Diptee.

Take a listen below:

In this podcast, the Surinamese author Cynthia McLeod – who specializes in historical fiction – is in conversation with Dr. Audra A. Diptee of the History Watch Project. They discuss the relationship between history and literature. They also discuss the fascinating story of Elizabeth Sampson: A free black woman in eighteenth century Suriname who owned more than 10 plantations and over 1,000 slaves.

Credits: This episode would not have been possible without the support of the Centre for Transcultural Analysis at Carleton University (

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