Iberian Connections 7.2 | Radical Uncertainties: Afro-Latin American Studies in the Era of BLM
Nathalie Miraval (Yale) will conduct the second session of Iberian Connections 7 (Contemporary Pasts), under the title “Radical Uncertainties: Afro-Latin American Studies in the Era of BLM.” She will engage in a conversation with some of the most interesting thinkers in the field. Miguel Valerio (Washington University, Saint Louis; see here his reading list), Lexie Cook (Columbia; here is her reading list), Larissa Brewer-García (University of Chicago; see here her reading list), and Benita Sampedro Vizcaya (Hofstra; see here her reading list), with a special written participation by Cécile Fromont (Yale; see here her reading list).
Our guests are also proposing some position papers, in preparation for their intervention. Miguel Valerio has submitted his position paper on “Radical Blackness”, and Larissa Brewer-García has submitted a discussion of “The Pasts, Presents, and Futures of Colonial Afro-Latin American Studies”. Lexie Cook wrote about “Phantom Africa: The Topos of Silent Trade.”
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