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.

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Moderator Needed, AHA, 2015

We would like someone to serve as chair and commentator on a panel at the American Historical Association Conference in New York on January 2-5, 2015.
The panel is titled, "Modernity in the Home Across Borders and Disciplines," and it will include presentations on Mexico, Haiti, and Cuba by Paula de la Cruz Fernandez, Ph.D. (Humboldt University International Research Center, Berlin, Germany), Adam M.

Call for Nominations: CSA Lifetime Achievement Award

CSA Lifetime Achievement Award


The CSA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievements by a living scholar in academic leadership relating to the multi-disciplinary field of Caribbean Studies.  “Leadership” refers primarily to foundational or superior contributions in research and scholarship, but also considers teaching and mentoring, organizational or center development, as well as contributions to the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA).

Research in Jamaica?


I am a Ph.D. Candidate of History at the University of North Texas, and I will be traveling to Jamaica to conduct dissertation research May 12-24. I was wondering if anyone on this list had any tips regarding transportation around the island. I will be staying at UWI and I will need to go to Kingston and Spanish Town. Also, if anyone else will be in Jamaica at the same time and wants to commute together, that would be lovely! Please contact me at chloenorthrop@my.unt.edu. Thank you all for any information you might provide!

Call for Papers and Creative Works: InVisible Culture, Issue 22: "Opacity"

Dear H-Caribbean subscribers,

Please see the latest CFP for my graduate program's journal, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture (pasted below). Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.

Best regards,
Joel Neville Anderson

Managing Editor