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New Cosmopolitanisms: Keywords for the Americas

ImageThursday, January 29, 2009 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
4th Floor Teleconference Lecture Hall, Alexander Library, CAC

Speakers include:
Denise Ferreira da Silva, Department of Ethnic Studies, UCSD
Herman Bennett, Department of History, Rutgers University

The opening remarks will be given by Benigno Sifuentes-Jáuregui, American Studies, Rutgers University.

César Braga-Pinto, Spanish and Portuguese andComparative Literature, Rutgers University will be the moderator.

Denise Ferreira da Silva is the author of "Towards a Global Idea of Race" (University of Minnesota Press, 2007) and is the guest editor of a special issue, “Race and Nation in Brazil,” of the journal Social Identities (2004).

Herman Bennett is the author of "Africans in Colonial Mexico: Absolutism, Christianity and Afro-Creole Consciousness, 1570–1640" (Indiana University Press, 2003).

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