From Clotilda to Community: The History of Mobile, Alabama’s Africatown

Spring Hill College and the National Endowment for the Humanities invite you to a week-long virtual workshop in the Summer of 2021. Workshop participants engage the history of Africatown in Mobile, AL, founded by the last group of enslaved Africans brought to the United States in the infamous schooner, Clotilda, in 1860. 

June 21 – June 25

June 28 – July 2


Apply by March 1st

The From Clotilda to Community: The History of Mobile Alabama’s Africatown has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. 

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.