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Associate Professor
PhD, Pennsylvania, 1996

Laura Rosanne Adderley specializes in the history of the African Diaspora; the Atlantic Slave Trade; black enslavement in the Americas; Caribbean history; and African-American history.



Office:Hebert 326C
Hours:T9:30-12:30 & 2-3:30 (NM 119); F 11:30-1 (HE 326C)
Phone:(504) 862-8631


The Strange History of the American Quadroon  
Just out from the University of North Carolina Press, The Strange History of the American Quadroon: Free Women of Color in the Revolutionary Atlantic World.
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Saint-Louis, Senegal/New Orleans Conference  
New Orleans, Louisiana April 22-25, 2013 was the site of the second part of an international conference, "Saint-Louis, Senegal, and New Orleans:The Comparative and Linked History of Two Port Cities on Each Side of the Atlantic from the 17th to the 19th Centuries," cosponsored by Tulane, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and the Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, in exclusive partnership with RFI (Radio France Internationale). Emily Clark, Clement Chambers Benenson Professor of American Colonial History and associate professor of history, is the conference organizer for Tulane.

For more about RFI:

American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship (2010)  

Dianne Woest Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities, Historic New Orleans Collection (2010)  

Distinguished Book Award of the History of Women Religious Conference (2010)  
Awarded June 2010 to Masterless Mistresses: The New Orleans Ursulines and the Development of a New World Society: 1727-1834

On leave spring semester 2011  

2011 ATLAS Grant  
A grant from the Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars of the Louisiana State Board of Regents supported a year's research leave to complete the manuscript of Strange History of the American Quadroon.

History Detectives  
August 30 at 8 pm CDT, Professor Clark will appear as one of the on-screen historians on the PBS program, “The History Detectives,” in a segment about a free woman of color in colonial New Orleans.

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