The Africana Studies Program Welcomes
Reena N. Goldthree
"Visions of a 'Negro Democracy': Rethinking Race, Empire, and Citizenship in the Interwar Caribbean".
Monday, November 10th
Falvey Library 204
Reena Goldthree is Assistant Professor of African and African American Studies at Dartmouth College. She earned her B.A. in History-Sociology from Columbia University and her Ph.D. in Latin American and Caribbean History from Duke University. Her current book manuscript, Democracy Shall be no Empty Romance: War and the Politics of Empire in the Greater Caribbean, examines how the dislocations of World War I transformed colonial identity and imperial policy in the West Indies from 1914-38. She has received fellowships from the American Historical Association, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation, Fulbright Commission, Mustard Seed Foundation, and Social Science Research Council. She current holds the 2014 Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. Her publications include a chapter in the edited collection, Global Circuits of Blackness: Interrogating the African Diaspora (University of Illinois Press, 2010), entries in The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present and the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, and forthcoming reviews in the Hispanic American Historical Review and the Journal of African American History. Goldthree currently serves on the editorial board of interdisciplinary journal, PALARA: The Publication of the Afro-Latin American Research Association.