Department of History

David Wheat, Michigan State University

Surrogate Settlers: Africans as Colonists in the Sixteenth-Century Iberian Atlantic World

Event Description

David Wheat (Ph.D. Vanderbilt 2009) is a historian of Colonial Latin America and the early modern Iberian Atlantic world. His book Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 was published by University of North Carolina Press in 2016, on behalf of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture. His research has been supported by the Fulbright Program, the Conference on Latin American History, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.


Monday, February 20, 2017



Location and Address

History Department Lounge
3703 Posvar Hall

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