GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer “Welcome to Slaveryland: African Heritage and the Tourism Industry” as part of its fall seminar series from 3 to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 in Room 282 at the University of Florida J. Wayne Reitz Union.
Anthropologist and archaeologist Jay Haviser, who is president of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology and a past president of the Museums Association of the Caribbean, will discuss concerns about recent efforts in the Caribbean to market slavery in historical times as a modern-day tourist attraction. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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