Virtual Talk: Wanderer and its Legacy: A Conversation with Margie Scoby

Learn about the real-life history behind Yinka Shonibare CBE, RA’s Wanderer, a model ship that both memorializes the nineteenth-century pleasure yacht turned slave ship and interrogates the relationship between the transatlantic slave trade, colonialism, and power. Addison curators will be joined by Margie Scoby, a genealogist, historian, and founder and curator of Finding Our Roots African American Museum in Houma, Louisiana, who will discuss the history of this illegal slave ship and her research tracing the stories of those ancestors who survived the transatlantic crossing of the Wanderer, including her own.  

Jan 04 2024
1:00 pm
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Bartlett H. Hayes Prize Recipients


Reggie Burrows Hodges

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Tommy Kha

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