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Moderator: Javier Guerrero
Debbie Lee-DiStefano (Independent Scholar) and Luisa Ossa (La Salle University)
Beyond Afro-Asian Encounters in the Americas
Diego Luis (Davidson College)
Searching for an Origin: Afro-Asian Convergences in the Early Modern Americas
Ana Paulina Lee (Columbia University)
Transpacific Relations and Chinese Labor in the Américas
Ignacio López-Calvo (University of California, Merced)
Empowering the Chinese by denying Black accomplishments: An antecedent of the model minority myth in Latin American cultural production
Moderator: Rachel Price
William Luis (Vanderbilt University)
Where There is a Will(iam) there is a Lei (Luis)
Evelyn Hu-Dehart (Brown University)
Afro-Chinese Identities and Intimacies in Cuba and the Caribbean: A Study on Intersectionality
Kathleen López (Rutgers University)
Claiming Space: Afro-Chinese in Cuban History and Collective Memory
Sponsored by the Humanities Council, PLAS, and Spanish and Portuguese