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February 16, 2018
9:00am to 2:00pm
6275 Bunche Hall

A one-day symposium follows the 1586 voyage of the ship Red Dragon. The ship’s little-known logbook, documenting its journey from England, to Sierra Leone, Rio de la Plata and Salvador da Bahia, illuminates the early interconnected histories of Europe, Africa, and Latin America. 


Vanessa Wilkie, Huntington Library

Eleanor Hubbard, Princeton University

David Wheat, Michigan State University

Kara Schultz, Vanderbilt University

Gabriel Rocha, Drexel University

Karen Ordahl Kupperman, New York University

This conference is made possible by the generosity of our sponsors at UCLA: Department of History Atlantic History Fund and Joyce Appleby Endowed Chair fund; Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library; Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS); and the Department of Geography