Tag Archives: Race

Race & Gender in Southern US Commemorations

A review of Performing Place: Race and Gender in Contemporary Southern U.S. Commemoration, by Chandra Owenby Hopkins. In her dissertation, Chandra Owenby Hopkins complicates contemporary…

Panama Canal

Race, Nation, the Panama Canal

A review of Claiming the Canal: Performances of Race and Nation in Panama, 1904-1999, by Katherine Zien.  The history of the Panama Canal has long…

Venezuela & the Haitian Revolution

A review of Rumors of Change: Repercussions of Caribbean Turmoil and Social Conflicts in Venezuela (1790-1810), by Maria Cristina Soriano. Maria Cristina Soriano’s dissertation contributes…

Racial Politics of South Asian Dance

A review of On the Move: Transnational South Asian Dancers and the “Flexible” Dancing Body, by Anusha Lakshmi Kedhar. Anusha Lakshmi Kedhar’s dissertation combines ethnography…