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African Diaspora Archaeology Network (ADAN)

  • Christopher C. FennellEmail author
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DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51726-1_1311-2
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Basic Information

The African Diaspora Archaeology Network (ADAN) consists of collaborating scholars, researchers, and interested parties with expertise in African diaspora studies, archaeology, material culture analysis, African histories, and studies of the many developments and changes over time in African diaspora communities. The term “diaspora” typically addresses the dispersion of people to new locations as a result of adverse and hostile circumstances in the areas from which they were abducted or departed. The ADAN (n.d.365体育网站) describes its mission as connecting “an intellectual community that considers the historical processes of culture, economics, gender, power, and racialization operating within and upon African descendant” populations.

Major Impact

The ADAN includes a quarterly, open-access newsletter published through Internet distribution to thousands of readers worldwide. The network also presents extensive resources for community members and researchers through its Internet...

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References

  1. African Diaspora Archaeology Network. n.d.. Available at: and . Accessed 10 May 2017.
  2. African Diaspora Archaeology Network, News and Events. Available at: . Accessed 11 May 2017.
  3. Fennell, C.C. 2011. Early African America: Archaeological studies of significance and diversity. Journal of Archaeological Research 19: 1–49.
  4. Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage. Available at: . Accessed 10 May 2017.

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Patricia Fournier
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  1. 1.Posgrado en ArqueologíaEscuela Nacional de Antropología e HistoriaMéxicoMexico