Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

"To Stand Like Saint Domingo": Caribbean Networks of Rebellion in the Age of Revolution

April 5th, 2016
6:00 PM

Location
00A Jones Hall
Greenleaf Conference Room/Latin American Studies
Tulane University

Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh where she specializes on the history of the African Diaspora and the Atlantic World, with emphasis on the period from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. She is particularly interested in comparative Caribbean History, incorporating Cuba, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Trinidad. She is author of Year the Lash: Free People of Color in Cuba and the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World (2011) as well as articles on women, gender and slavery in Cuba. Her current book project focuses on the ways in which the American, Haitian and Spanish American Revolutions created waves of black migrants, free and enslaved, around the greater Caribbean including North America.

This is the last in the series of Slave Rebellions Lecture Series sponsored by the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, the Tulane Department of History, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Newcomb College Institute and the Africana Studies Program at Tulane; the Amistad Research Center and the Midlo Center for New Orleans Studies, University of New Orleans.

Free & Open to the Public. Reception following in Jones Hall Patio.
For more information: adderley@tulane.edu or call the Tulane History Department at 504-865-5162

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