Wednesday, May 31, 2023
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us for this important discussion on the forgotten history of Afro-Cuban and Afro-Puerto Rican writers during the Harlem Renaissance.

The lecture builds on Professor Goldthree’s previous work on Afro-Cuban intellectual Bernardo Ruiz Suárez, published in the edited collection New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition (2018).

Dr. Reena Goldthree
Department of African American Studies and affiliate in the Program in Latin American Studies and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
8-9 pm Eastern | 5-6 pm Pacific

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Reena Goldthree is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, where she is also a faculty affiliate with the Program in Latin American Studies and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies. She earned her Ph.D. in history from Duke University and her B.A. in history-sociology from Columbia University.

An award-winning scholar and educator, Professor Goldthree specializes in the history of modern Latin America and the Caribbean. In her research and teaching, she examines political activism, race, labor, gender, and migration during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her current book project, Democracy Shall be no Empty Romance: War and the Politics of Empire in the Greater Caribbean, reveals how the crisis of World War I transformed Afro-Caribbeans’ understanding of, and engagements with, the British Empire. Beyond the book manuscript, she has published numerous articles, book chapters, and reviews. Professor Goldthree is the former chair of the Caribbean Studies Section of the Conference on Latin American History (CLAH) and has previously served on the Executive Board of the Coordinating Council for Women in History (CCWH).

Sponsored by the Association of Black Princeton Alumni, the Association of Latino Princeton Alumni’s Race and Equity Committee, and the Princeton Club of Northern California.