Talk: historical links between blacks in Cuba and US, Frank Guridy

Wednesday, January 13, 4-6 pm, Room 108N Munk Centre
Frank Guridy
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Co-sponsored by:  New College Caribbean Studies, Latin American Studies, and the Cuba Working Group, University of Toronto; LAPS History Department, Glendon College Office of the Principal, York University.

Frank Guridy is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has a PhD in History from the University of Michigan. Guridy has published essays in Radical History Review, Caribbean Studies, and Social Text. His most recent essay, “‘War on the Negro’: Race and the Revolution of 1933,” was published in Cuban Studies. His forthcoming book, Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African-Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow (University of North Carolina Press, Spring 2010), examines the institutional relationships and cultural interactions between Cubans and Americans of African descent, from the U.S. intervention of 1898 until the eve of the outbreak of the Cuban Revolution.

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