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CALL FOR PAPERS: ACH 2017 Annual Meeting (Tobago, May 14-19, 2017)

The ACH Executive Committee is pleased it announce that the 49th Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians will be held in Tobago, from Sunday, May 14 to Friday, May 19, 2017. Registration opens early afternoon on Sunday, and sessions will begin later that day. The conference fête, our annual dinner and dance, which is highly recommended and a central feature of this organization, will be on Thursday evening, May 18. An optional field trip is scheduled for Friday, May 19. More details about the field trip will be posted to the ACH as they become available.


The most recent issue of Caribbean Studies (Vol. 43 No. 1, January-June 2015) is now available.   Caribbean Studies is published by the Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras.  The contents of this issue follows. 

TOC:  Caribbean Studies Volume 43-Issue 1-January-June 2015



Artículos • Articles • Articles

Juan Giusti Cordero

Trabajo y vida en el mangle: “Madera negra” y carbón en Piñones (Loíza), Puerto Rico (1880-1950)

Jeb Sprague

Call for essays: A Caribbean Archives Reader; Decolonizing the Record (book)

Call for essays: A Caribbean Archives Reader; Decolonizing the Record (book)


Submitted by Jeannette A. Bastian (Simmons College)



Call for essays - A Caribbean Archives Reader; Decolonizing the Record (book)

Editors: John Aarons (Univ. of the West Indies); Jeannette A. Bastian (Simmons College); Stanley Griffin (Univ. of the West Indies); Kelvin White (University of Oklahoma).

Deadlines – Proposals :September 1, 2016; Final : December 15, 2016