LACLxS/BWS Collaboration

In Fall 2022 LACLxS is thrilled to be collaboration with the Black World Seminar, convened this semester by Dr. Jessica Marie Johnson, to bring four incredible scholars to campus to discuss their new work. If you are interested in reading these books and participating in the seminar, please reach out to Dr. Johnson for information.

September 20, 2022

Kaima Glover
Ann Whitney Olin Professor of French & Africana Studies, Barnard College 

Presenting her book A Regarded Self: Caribbean Womanhood and the Ethics of Disorderly Being (Duke University Press 2020)

October 04, 2022

Danielle Terrazas Williams 
Lecturer in History, University of Leeds 

Presenting her book The Capital of Free Women: Race, Legitimacy, and Liberty in Colonial Mexico (Yale University Press, 2022)

October 11, 2022

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa 
Writer & artist, 2021 Mellon Foundation Letras Boricuas Fellow 

Presenting her novel A Woman of Endurance (Amistad, 2022)

November 15, 2022

Miguel Valerio 
Assistant Professor of Spanish, Washington University in St, Louis 

Presenting his book Sovereign Joy: Afro-Mexican Kings and Queens, 1539-1640 (Cambridge, 2022)