Category: Literary (Book) Discussion

Author Discussion Series: David F. Garcia

Author Discussion Series: David F. Garcia  | Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music’s African Origins  (Duke U Press, 2017) David F. Garcia explores how a diverse group of musicians, dancers, academics, and activists engaged with the idea of black music and dance’s African origins between the 1930s and 1950s. Garcia examines the […]

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Author Discussion Series: Marisa J. Fuentes

Author Discussion Series: Marisa J. Fuentes | Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive (Penn Press, 2016) Winner of the 2016 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Book Prize Winner of the 2016 Caribbean Studies Association Barbara Christian Prize In the eighteenth century, Bridgetown, Barbados, was heavily populated by both enslaved and free women. Marisa J. Fuentes creates a […]

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Author Discussion Series: Pablo F. Gomez

Opening a window on a dynamic realm far beyond imperial courts, anatomical theaters, and learned societies, Pablo F. Gómez examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative, experientially based knowledge about the human body and the natural world during the long seventeenth century. Gómez treats the early modern intellectual culture of these mostly […]

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Baraka Symposium

 AMIRI BARAKA: MEETINGS AND REMARKABLE JOURNEYS –  SYMPOSIUM & EXHIBITION (SEPT. 16 – 18, 2015) Panel 1 Title: Amiri Baraka: First Fires, and the Black Arts Movement in the South. Panelists: Sonia Sanchez; John Bracey, Jr., James Smethurst (Moderator: Joseph Jordan)   Panel 2: The Black Nationalist Ethic and Black Internationalism Panelists: Komozi Woodard; Michael […]

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