Oct 4 @ 5pm "Architectures of West African Enslavement"

Dr. Louis P. Nelson
Donald R. Torbert Lecture in Architectural History

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
1210 Heller Hall ~ 5:00 pm

Dr. Nelson's current research engages the spaces of enslavement in West Africa and in the Americas and works to document and interpret the buildings and landscapes that shaped the trans-Atlantic slave trade. He is Professor of Architectural History and Associate Dean in the University of Virginia's School of Architecture, where he specializes in the built environments of the early modern Atlantic world and has published work on the American South, the Caribbean, and West Africa.
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