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    • The Deliverance of Henry 'Box' Brown 

      Robbins, Hollis (Center for Africana Studies, 2008)
      While The Narrative of Henry “Box” Brown has enjoyed a renewed interest in African American studies, few scholars have focused on the particular method of Brown’s escape from slavery to freedom—his overnight shipment by ...
    • George Lamming the Existentialist 

      Gordon, Lewis (Center for Africana Studies, 2008)
      This essay argues that George Lamming’s In the Castle of My Skin offers important tropes in black existential thought that are synchronous with Frantz Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks, but with a more detailed exploration ...
    • Immigrants in Baltimore: How Warm the Welcome? 

      Clifford, Elizabeth (Center for Africana Studies, 2007)
      Elizabeth Clifford, “Immigrants in Baltimore: How Warm the Welcome?” This paper focuses on the contemporary situation of immigrants in Baltimore. Immigrants in Baltimore face a situation different from those in many other ...
    • Immigration, Race, and Nation: Baltimore's Immigrant Recruitment and Response, 1880-1910 

      Shell-Weiss, Melanie (Center for Africana Studies, 2007)
      In the period immediately following the Civil War, Maryland was among the southern states to pursue an active campaign to recruit European immigrants. This paper explores these efforts as well as the response of residents ...
    • The Problems and Challenges of Research and Writing on Africans and their Descendants in Colonial Cartagena de Indies:A Research Report 

      von Germeten, Nicole (Center for Africana Studies, 2007)
      This paper is a work-in-progress summarizing the kinds of documents that can be used to learn about the history of Africans in colonial Cartagena de Indias. Some of the sources described here include the work of Alonso ...
    • Race and Class in Colonial Mexico: An Overview of the Literature 

      Gilles, Kristin (2009-12-03)
      My paper evaluates historiography in colonial Mexican history, focusing on the specific contributions scholars have made in the discussion of the role of race and class within colonial Mexican society. Looking at identity ...