Using different media to tell stories

Literature

  • Historical fiction or fictionalized history from the period of enslavement: Guide of books and authors prepared by Ms. Kaye Hall (Barbados Museum & Historical Society) [pdf]

Graphic novels and comics

Art

Digital methods

  • Geographical places and names
    • Join our August workshop to learn how you can use simple digital methods to tell your story!
    • A good starting places for Barbados’ geography is the excellent volume Of Halls, Hills and Holes: Place Names of Barbados by Woodville Marshall that is on sale at the Barbados Museum and Historical Society
  • Network visualizations
    • Runaway slave ads offer rich information about families and friends of the enslaved that can be visualized as networks. See, for example, The Jesuit Plantation Project

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