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.
Please contact the UCLA History Department for additional information.