Distinguished Visiting Scholar Alejandro de la Fuente: “The New Field of Afro-Latin American Studies”

  • Friday, October 21, 2016 • 5:45 pm
  • McMillan Cafe, McMillan Hall

alejandro de la fuenteDistinguished Visiting Scholar Alejandro de la Fuente (Harvard University)


McMillan Café, October 21, 2016, 5:45-6:45 PM

Reception will follow in the Women’s Bldg. Formal Lounge

Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African and African American Studies; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He is the author of Havana and the Atlantic in the Sixteenth Century (2008), and of A Nation for All: Race, Inequality, and Politics in Twentieth-Century Cuba (2001), published in Spanish as Una nación para todos: raza, desigualdad y política en Cuba, 1900-2000 (2001), winner of the Southern Historical Association’s 2003 prize for “best book in Latin American history.”

KEYNOTE LECTURE for the V South by Midwest International Conference on Latin American Cultural Studies “Reading Locality: Urban Spaces, Regions, Borders, Margins” 

Supported in part through funding from the Office of the Provost: Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program

Conference sponsored by Latin American Studies Program; The Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences; Romance Languages & Literatures; Revista de Estudios Hispánicos; Department of Sociology; International & Area Studies.

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