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Apr
11
2018

Contemporary Afro-Cubana Feminisms: Rewriting the Past for a New Future - Devyn Spence Benson

When: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Parth Joshi   847.491.7980

Group: Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Category: Academic

Description:

Dr. Devyn Spence Benson is an Assistant Professor of Africana and Latin American Studies at Davidson College.  She is a historian of 19th-20th century Latin America with a focus on race and revolution in Cuba.  She is the author of published articles and reviews in the Hispanic American Historical Review, Cuban Studies, Journal of Transnational American Studies, World Policy Journal, and PALARA: Publication of the Afro-Latin / American Research Association. Benson's book, Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution (UNC Press, 2016) is based on over 18 months of field research in Cuba where she has traveled annually since 2003. Follow her at Twitter @BensonDevyn. 

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