There is a wealth of knowledge to be gleaned by studying Caribbean communities past and present. Two emerging scholars at the University of Florida know this well. With support from the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere’s Tedder Doctoral Fellowships Matthew Strickland learned how religion and slavery were intertwined in 19th-century Barbados and […]
Ph.D. Candidate, History 2018-2019 Rothman Doctoral Fellow Strickland researched the lives of enslaved people on Codrington Plantation on Barbados and the role of religious conversion that occurred there from 1710 to emancipation in 1838.