Sep 24, 2021, 10:00 am10:00 am


Event Description

This event will be virtual.

Open to the public with prior registration.

Please register using this link. 

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

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