September 30, 2020
by Sean Mannion
Comments Off on Interview with Jesse Horst, author of “Erasing Las Yaguas: Shantytown Networks and Social Reform in the Cuban Revolution, 1944–1963”

Interview with Jesse Horst, author of “Erasing Las Yaguas: Shantytown Networks and Social Reform in the Cuban Revolution, 1944–1963”

Jesse Horst works for Sarah Lawrence College as director of Sarah Lawrence in Cuba, the longest consecutively running US academic exchange program in Havana. He earned his PhD in Latin American history from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016 and more »

September 23, 2020
by Sean Mannion
Comments Off on Interview with Ana María Silva Campo, author of “Through the Gate of the Media Luna: Slavery and the Geographies of Legal Status in Colonial Cartagena de Indias”

Interview with Ana María Silva Campo, author of “Through the Gate of the Media Luna: Slavery and the Geographies of Legal Status in Colonial Cartagena de Indias”

Ana María Silva Campo is a historian of race, gender, and the law in colonial Latin America. She is a Carolina Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She earned her PhD in history at the more »

September 16, 2020
by Sean Mannion
Comments Off on Interview with Catherine Komisaruk, author of “All in a Day’s Walk? The Gendered Geography of Native Migration in Colonial Chiapas and Guatemala”

Interview with Catherine Komisaruk, author of “All in a Day’s Walk? The Gendered Geography of Native Migration in Colonial Chiapas and Guatemala”

Catherine Komisaruk is an associate professor of history at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is the author of Labor and Love in Guatemala: The Eve of Independence (Stanford University Press, 2013). Currently she is writing a book more »

September 9, 2020
by Sean Mannion
Comments Off on Interview with Alfonso Salgado, author of “La batalla por la opinión pública: Radiodifusión y política comunicacional en la vía chilena al socialismo”

Interview with Alfonso Salgado, author of “La batalla por la opinión pública: Radiodifusión y política comunicacional en la vía chilena al socialismo”

Alfonso Salgado is an associate researcher at the Instituto de Investigación en Ciencias Sociales at the Universidad Diego Portales. He received his PhD in history from Columbia University in 2016. He is developing the postdoctoral project “Prensa de izquierda y gestión more »

July 29, 2020
by Sean Mannion
Comments Off on Interview with Katy Henderson, author of “Race, Discrimination, and the Cuban Constitution of 1940”

Interview with Katy Henderson, author of “Race, Discrimination, and the Cuban Constitution of 1940”

Katy Henderson is a senior research adviser with Oxfam America’s US Domestic Program. Previously, Henderson was a Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow with the Aspen Strategy Group, which focused on national security and foreign policy through Track II diplomacy. She is an more »

July 8, 2020
by Samantha Davis
Comments Off on Interview with Arne Bialuschewski, author of “Juan Gallardo: A Native American Buccaneer”

Interview with Arne Bialuschewski, author of “Juan Gallardo: A Native American Buccaneer”

By Samantha Davis Arne Bialuschewski is assistant professor of history at Trent University. His research centers on cross-cultural relations in the seventeenth-century Atlantic world, early modern piracy, and the slave trade. Currently he is studying the relations between buccaneers and more »

July 1, 2020
by Samantha Davis
Comments Off on Interview with Isadora Moura Mota, author of “Other Geographies of Struggle: Afro-Brazilians and the American Civil War”

Interview with Isadora Moura Mota, author of “Other Geographies of Struggle: Afro-Brazilians and the American Civil War”

By Samantha Davis Isadora Moura Mota is assistant professor of history at Princeton University. Her scholarship focuses on modern Brazilian history, comparative slavery, abolitionism, literacy, and the African diaspora to Latin America. Mota’s first book, An Afro-Brazilian Atlantic: Slavery and more »

June 24, 2020
by Samantha Davis
Comments Off on Interview with Ryan M. Alexander, author of “The Fever of War: Epidemic Typhus and Public Health in Revolutionary Mexico City, 1915–1917”

Interview with Ryan M. Alexander, author of “The Fever of War: Epidemic Typhus and Public Health in Revolutionary Mexico City, 1915–1917”

 By Samantha Davis Ryan M. Alexander is associate professor of history at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. He is the author of Sons of the Mexican Revolution: Miguel Alemán and His Generation (University of New Mexico Press, more »

June 17, 2020
by Samantha Davis
Comments Off on Interview with Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva, author of “Afro-Mexican Women in Saint-Domingue: Piracy, Captivity, and Community in the 1680s and 1690s”

Interview with Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva, author of “Afro-Mexican Women in Saint-Domingue: Piracy, Captivity, and Community in the 1680s and 1690s”

 By Samantha Davis Pablo Miguel Sierra Silva is assistant professor of history at the University of Rochester. He is the author of Urban Slavery in Colonial Mexico: Puebla de los Ángeles, 1531–1700 (Cambridge University Press, 2018). His research is centered more »

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