Documenting Diasporas: Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Latinos | Fri April 6, 2018

Documenting Diasporas
calendar link icon  Fri April 6, 2018
Start: 1:00 pm End: 5:30 pm

4130 Posvar Hall

Perspectives on Afro-Latin American & Afro-Latino Studies

African-descended populations in Latin America total over 150 million and nearly one quarter of the 57 million Latinos in the U.S. identify as Afro-Latino. This symposium highlights the range of sources– archival, literary, oral, digital and visual– that researchers engage to analyze historical and contemporary diasporic experiences of Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Latinos.

Features Panelists:

Dr. Sherwin Bryant, African American Studies, Northwestern University

Dr. Kia Lilly Caldwell, African American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Jennifer A. Jones, Sociology, Notre Dame University

Dr. Solsiree Del Moral, American Studies, Amherst College


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