About

The Afro-Latin American/Latinx Studies Project

AADS, LLC, IGS, Honors

Focusing on Latin America and the African Diaspora in the Atlantic World

The project aims to create a vibrant intellectual space for faculty and students to engage through research, coursework, conference panels, workshops, and public lectures in the histories, cultures, and societies of Afro-Latin America/Latinx as part of the Black Atlantic.

Faculty:

 

Ana Hontanilla, Ph.D.

(Languages, Literatures, Cultures; Eighteenth-Century Santo Domingo and Nineteenth-Century Cuba)

Coordinator


Omar H. Ali, Ph.D.

(AADS/History/Honors; Peru and Colombia)

Coordinator


 Nodia Mena, M.A.

(Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

 

 


Ximena González-Parada, Ph.D.

(Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; Chile)

 

 

 


Ana Paula Höffing, Ph.D.

(Dance; Brazil)

 

 

 


Robin Gee, MFA

(Dance; West Africa, Mali)

 

 

 


Cerise Glenn Manigault, Ph.D.

(AADS/Communication Studies)

 

 

 


Nicole Scalissi, Ph.D.

(Art History; Latinx United States)

 

 

 


Linda M. Rupert, Ph.D.

(History; Early Modern Caribbean)

 

 


Affiliated UNCG Faculty:

Gabriela Livas Stein, Ph.D
Associate Professor, Psychology

 

Kathleen Macfie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Russian Studies

 

Julie Mendez Smith, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology

 

Daniel B. Coleman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


North Carolina Afro-Latin American/Latinx Consortium Partners:

Oscar de la Torre, Ph.D.
Africana and Latin American Studies
UNC Charlotte

 

Crystal Eddins
Africana and Latin American Studies
UNC Charlotte

 

Erika Edwards
History and Latin American Studies
UNC Charlotte

 

Daniel Cozart, Ph.D.
History and Latin American Studies
UNC Charlotte

 

James A. Wood, Ph.D.
Department of History and Political Science
North Carolina A&T State University

 

Frederick H. Smith, PhD.
Department of Liberal Studies
North Carolina A&T State University

 

Devyn Benson, Ph.D.
Africana Studies and Latin American Studies
Davidson College

 

Hayden Carron, Ph.D.
Spanish
High Point University

 

Maya J. Berry, Ph.D.
African, African American, and Diaspora Studies
UNC Chapel Hill


Resources:

Afro-Latin American Research Institute
https://alari.fas.harvard.edu

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
http://www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg

Afro-Latin American Research Association
http://www.alarascholars.org