Race and Slavery in the Atlantic World (RSAW) Working Group with Marcela Echeverri

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: 
African American Studies (WALL81), 201 See map
81 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

This week the Race and Slavery in the Atlantic World (RSAW) working group will focus on the work of Professor Marcela Echeverri. Marcela is an interdisciplinary scholar with a background in Anthropology and Political Theory. She received her PhD in Latin American and Caribbean History from New York University (NYU) in 2008, and taught at the City University of New York (CUNY) before joining Yale in 2013. She has written about Anthropology, gender, and nationalism in mid-twentieth century Colombia; slavery and the law in the Spanish empire; and the history of Indian and black royalists in Latin America’s independence wars. Her research and teaching interests focus on the relationship between political subjectivities and social transformation in Latin America from colonial times to the present

You can find out more information about the working group at http://rswg.yale.edu/ and more about Professor Echeverri’s work at http://history.yale.edu/people/marcela-echeverri

Admission: 
Free
Open to: 
General Public

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