Podcast Season 2, Episode 3

Season 2, Episode 3-March 30, 2022

Danielle Terrazas Williams: The Resiliency of Black Women in Colonial Mexico and Beyond

In this episode of Dialogues in Afro-Latinidad, Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez speaks with Dr. Danielle Terrazas Williams, Lecturer in History of the Global South at the University of Leeds, about the history of free women of African descent in colonial Mexico and the impact of her own Afro-Latina background on her scholarship.

Dr. Danielle Terrazas Williams

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Episode Resources

Williams, Danielle Terrazas. Capital of Free Women: Race, Legitimacy, and Liberty in Colonial Mexico. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2022. 

McKinley, Michelle A. Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600-1700. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 

Germeten, Nicole von. Profit and Passion: Transactional Sex in Colonial Mexico. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2018. 

Walker, Tamara J. Exquisite Slaves: Race, Clothing, and Status in Colonial Lima. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 

Martínez, María Elena. Genealogical Fictions: Limpieza De Sangre, Religion, and Gender in Colonial Mexico. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2008. 

Kars, MarjoleineBlood on the River: A Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast. New York, NY: The New Press, 2020. 

Johnson, Jessica Marie. Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020. 

Velázquez Gutiérrez , María Elisa. Mujeres De Origen Africáno En La Capital Novohispana, Siglos XVII Y XVIII. México, D.F.: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2006. 

Chávez-Hita, Adriana Naveda. Esclavos Negros En Las Haciendas Azucareras De Córdoba, Veracruz, 1690-1830. Xalapa, Veracruz México: Universidad Veracruzana, Dirección General Editorial, 2008. 

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