H-Caribbean is an H-Net network sponsored by the Association of Caribbean Historians. This network seeks to overcome the linguistic, political, and geographic fragmentation that has traditionally characterized the field and region; provide access to debates and discussions on Caribbean studies; act as a resource to academics teaching and researching in associated fields; and reinforce the growing awareness of the region as an important and rich area for further research and study.

Recent Content

ANN: Three Year Research and Teaching Fellowship

The Department of History at the Freie Universität Berlin invites applications for two positions (50%) for Doctoral Students / Research and Teaching Associates (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter) in Global and in Latin American History, commencing September 1, 2015. These are half-time (50% of pay grade 13 TV-L FU), non-tenure track appointments for three years, with a teaching commitment of one course per semester and the goal of writing a Ph.D. dissertation.

JOB: Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH AND TEACHING ASSOCIATE IN BRAZILIAN HISTORY. The University of Georgia invites applications for a one-year position, with full benefits, to begin August 14, 2015. Pending funding availability and satisfactory performance, this joint fellowship in the Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute is eligible for renewal for a second year.

ACH Announces the 2013-14 Elsa Goveia Book Prize in Caribbean History

Every two years, the Association of Caribbean Historians awards the Elsa Goveia Book Prize to recognize excellence in the field of Caribbean History.  Publications can be in English, French, Spanish or Dutch, and are evaluated based on their scholarly contribution, original argument, felicity of prose, and clarity of expression.  This year's prize committee received a total of 40 books for consideration, making for a remarkably strong competition.  At the end of the deliberations, the committee is pleased to announce that the the 2013-14 recipient is Gregory O'Malley's Final Passages: T