Forthcoming Series on Race and Revolutions at “Age of Revolutions”


Age of Revolutions blog is beginning a series on “Race and Revolution.”  Here is what you can expect over the course of the next few months:


March 5, 2018 (The Boston Massacre Anniversary & Crispus Attucks Day):

Mitch Kachun, “Crispus Attucks: American Revolutionary Hero?”

March 12, 2018:

Jason McGraw, “Race, or The Last Colonial Struggle in Latin America”

March 19, 2018:

Bronwen Everill, “Demarginalizing West Africa in the Age of Revolutions”

March 26, 2018:

Erica Johnson, “White Creole Identity on Trial: The Haitian Revolution and Refugees in Louisiana”

April 2, 2018:

Charlton Yingling, “Lesec, from Brave Mulato into Blackness?: Defection to France and Spanish Racial Regression”

April 9, 2018:

Nathan Dize, “Monumental Toussaint: French/Haitian Statuary and the Commemoration of Abolition”

April 16, 2018:

Chelsea Stieber, “Beyond Race: Civil War, Regionalism, and  and Ideology in Early Post-Independence Haiti”

April 23, 2018:

Aurélia Aubert, “Race and Post-Revolutionary Republicanism: Marat, Lafayette, and Slavery in the US” 

April 30, 2018:

Jenna Nigro, “The Revolution of 1848 in Senegal: Emancipation and Representation”

May 7, 2018:

Oleski Miranda Navarro, “The Periodical Patria and Racial Mobilization in the Last War for Cuban Independence”

May 14, 2018:

Frederic Spillemaeker, “Race and Revolution in the Independence Wars of Nueva Granada and Venezuela”

May 21, 2018:

Silvia Escanilla Huerta, “Indigenous People and Peruvian Independence: A Polemical Historiography” 

May 28, 2018:

Elena McGrath, ”Race and the Bolivian Revolution of 1952”

Read more here.