Happening this week: An online roundtable on Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution by Devyn Spence Benson

Black Perspectives, the blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), is hosting an online roundtable on Devyn Spence Benson’s Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution, published in 2016 by UNC Press.

Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution, by Devyn Spence BensonThe roundtable begins on Monday, November 6, 2017, and concludes on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

The roundtable will feature responses from

Yesenia Barragan (Dartmouth College)

Aisha K. Finch (UCLA; author of the UNC Press book Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba:  La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844)

Nancy Raquel Mirabal (University of Maryland)

Melina Pappademos (University of Connecticut Storrs; author of the UNC Press book Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic)

Sandy Placido (Oberlin College).

On the final day, Devyn Spence Benson (Davidson College) will offer concluding remarks.

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