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Jacqueline Jones, Chair 128 Inner Campus Dr., Stop B7000, GAR 1.104 Austin, TX 78712-1739 • 512-471-3261

Fall 2004

HIS 386K • African Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
38610 W
2:00 PM-5:00 PM
GAR 107

Course Description

his graduate readings course examines the historiography of people of African descent in Latin America and the Caribbean from the era of the Atlantic Slave Trade to the present. Topics explored include: The Atlantic Slave Trade and slavery, the literature on African-derived cultures in the Americas, the Haitian Revolution and its impact on articulations of race and nation in the region, debates on “racial democracy,” the comparative race relations scholarship, and more recent attempts to write histories of racialization from “transnational” and “diaspora” perspectives.


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