Examines the reception of Brazil’s most-canonized writer in the United States to shed light on questions of Blackness and hemispheric American experience.
Centers Cuban cinema to explore how films produced in Havana or Hollywood differently represent Black resistance to slavery.
A deeply researched, pathbreaking collection of original and newly translated essays on slavery in Spain, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico.
The first edited collection to offer a systematic introduction to African phenomenology.
Explores the feminist spiritual and emotional politics of literary and cultural works by Black Caribbean women.
Explores the role of print media in conversations about race and belonging across Central America.
Establishes the central role of Afro-Puerto Ricans in the island's history and the creation of its capital city, San Juan.
Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.
Maps manifestations of the sacred and religious syncretism in Afro-Brazilian cultural forms.
Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.
Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.
Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.
A critical view of race relations on the island of Puerto Rico from 1898 to 1965.
A detailed study of the history of African Americans in a small upstate New York city from the days of the Underground Railroad to the deindustrialization of the 1980s.
The first volume in English to explore the cultural impact of Haiti on the surrounding Spanish-speaking nations of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.
Reevaluates the significance of iconic Afro-Brazilian figures, from slavery to post-abolition.
Analyzes how literary representations of suicide have reinforced antiblackness in the modern world.
Evocative, innovative ethnography of spiritual practices and forms of queer, black, and indigenous life in the Dominican Republic.