BOOK: Schmidt-Nowara on Slavery and Freedom in Latin America

Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Slavery, Freedom, and Abolition in Latin America and the Atlantic World. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2011. via UNM Press: The last New World countries to abolish slavery were Cuba and Brazil, more than twenty years after slave emancipation in the United States. Why slavery was so resilient and how people in … Continue reading BOOK: Schmidt-Nowara on Slavery and Freedom in Latin America

CONF: Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations

via the website: “Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations: A Symposium on the Atlantic World” seeks to explore the complicated relationship of race, citizenship, and national identity during the tumultuous long nineteenth century. By examining this connection in particular contexts within a broad Atlantic perspective, this symposium will contribute to a better understand … Continue reading CONF: Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations

INTERVIEW: Rice x Caryl Phillips on African Atlantic Memory

Alan Rice. “A Home for Ourselves in the World: Caryl Phillips on Slave Forts and Manillas as African Atlantic Sites of Memory.” Atlantic Studies 9, no. 3 (2012): 363–372. Abstract "This interview with the black Atlantic writer Caryl Phillips focuses on his non-fiction works and interrogates his ideas on the African diaspora and memorialisation, paying … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Rice x Caryl Phillips on African Atlantic Memory