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Correction: CFP & Keynote Announcement: (En)gendering the Atlantic World

The Atlantic World Workshop at New York University is pleased to announce that Todd Romero, Associate Professor of History at the University of Houston, will be giving the keynote address at the (En)gendering the Atlantic World Conference taking place April 2018.

CFP - ASECS 2018 (Orlando) - Theatre, Performance, and Slavery - Deadline September 15

Please consider submitting proposals for the 2018 American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies panel on "Theatre, Performance, and Slavery." This panel is sponsored by the ASECS Performance Studies Caucus; we are interested in work by scholars from a variety of national-linguistic traditions (French, Spanish, English, Portuguese, Dutch), as well as comparatists. ASECS 2018 will take place in Orlando, Florida, from March 22-25; deadline for receipt of proposals is September 15.


CFP: Theatre, Performance, and Slavery


Yeidy M. Rivero
Susan Harewood

Harewood on Rivero, 'Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960'

Yeidy M. Rivero. Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960. Console-ing Passions: Television and Cultural Power Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5871-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5859-6.

Reviewed by Susan Harewood (University of Washington at Bothell)
Published on H-Caribbean (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Sarah Foss

CFP, Panel on the Caribbean, 2018 LASA Congress

In keeping with the theme of the 2018 Congress ("Latin American Studies in a Globalized World"), I'm putting together a panel, tentatively titled "Translating/Transplanting the Caribbean," seeking papers that explore and problematize how the experience of the Caribbean and its attendant theories are translated/transported to Latin America, other spaces, and theoretical frameworks beyond the geopolitical construct understood as the Caribbean proper.