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We invite graduate students and colleagues to draw on our list of AW Research Resources below.  We have also provided a list of national AW programs for your information. Enjoy!

Research Resources


African-American Religion: A Documentary History Project: Atlantic World at Amherst College

Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration a Settlement: A Digital Library and Learning Center

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record

The Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History, and Diplomacy

Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery at Monticello

Ecclesiastical Sources in Slave Societies at Vanderbilt

Gale Digital Collections Catalog of digitally formatted historical content related to Atlantic Studies

H-Net Atlantic history discussion

Jamestown in the Atlantic World, sponsored by Virginia Tech, UVA, Jamestown, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 

Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture

Slave Biographies: Atlantic Database Network

Somerset Plantation


The Atlantic World: America and the Netherlands, part of the Library of Congress Global Gateway Project, in collaboration with the National Library of the Netherlands

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

The John Carter Brown Library, An Institution for Advanced Research in History and the Humanities at Brown University

Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University, documenting the history and culture of peoples of African descent

The Newberry Library, a research library for Western Europe and the Americas in Chicago

Special Collections at East Carolina University's J.Y. Joyner Library


Atlantic Studies Journal

Colonial Latin American Historical Review

International Journal of Maritime History

Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History

Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings from the University of Leeds with Nanyang Technological University

Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations and Transatlantic Studies

Seminars and Events

Africa Conference at the University of Texas at Austin

Atlantic World Lunchtime Colloquia at UNC-Greensboro

Eric Williams Memorial Lecture Series at Florida International University

International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, 1500—1825 at Harvard University

Research Centers and Associations

The African Diaspora and the Atlantic World Research Circle, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Atlantic World Research Network at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Atlantic World Workshop at NYU

The Center for African American History at Northwestern University

Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction (FEEGI), an affiliated organization of the American Historical Association

Haiti Lab at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University

The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples at York University

Harvard Atlantic Seminar

Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean at the City University of New York

The Program in the Carolina Lowcountry & Atlantic World at the College of Charleston

Transatlantic Studies Project at Brown University, Department of Hispanic Studies