The World-Historical Caribbean: African, European, Asian and American Connections|
This course will examine the Spanish, French and English Caribbean comparatively, from colonial to contemporary times, as a world-historical space with fluid and changing boundaries touching on the United States and Mexican Gulf Coast, Venezuela, Colombia, and Central America. Topics will include maritime Atlantic history, comparative imperialism, transnational migration history, the social and cultural study of racial formations and creolization, modern ideologies of nationalism and pan-nationalism, Caribbean-United States connections, perspectives on gender and class, and recent historiography on the West African, European and Asian heritage of contemporary island nations.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Doris Garraway, The Libertine Colony: Credization in the Early French Caribbean; Verene Shephard, Women in Caribbean History; Eric Williams, From Columbus to Castro; Andrew Wilson; The Chinese in the Caribbean; Kristen Ruggiero, The Jewish Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean; Roseanne Adderly, New Negros from Africa; David Geggens, Haitian Revolutionary Studies; Matt Childs, the 1812 Aporte Rebellion in Cuba and the Struggle Against Atlantic Slavery; David Lambert, White Crede Culture, Politics and Identify during the Age of Absolution
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three short review essays, one research paper, class participation graded.
|Instructor(s): de Laforcade,Geoffroy Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: CAMS 3; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 6||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 2||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 0||FR: 0|
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