Season 2, Episode 5-April 13, 2022
Dr. Erika Edwards: Telling the Stories of the African Diaspora in Argentina
In this episode of Dialogues in Afro-Latinidad, host Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez, talks with Dr. Erika Edwards, Associate Professor of Latin American History and Latin American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, about her work on blackness and its erasure in Argentina. Dr. Edwards discusses her time spent in Argentina and how it relates to her research interests.
- Edwards, Erika Denise. Hiding in Plain Sight: Black Women, the Law, and the Making of a White Argentine Republic. Tuscaloosa, AL: The University of Alabama Press, 2021.
- Alberto, Paulina L., and Eduardo Elena. Rethinking Race in Modern Argentina. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2016.
- Andrews, George Reid. The Afro-Argentines of Buenos Aires, 1800-1900. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1980.
- Erika Denise Edwards, “The Making of a White Nation: The Disappearance of the Black Population in Argentina,” History Compass (online) June 2018
- Erika Denise Edwards, “A Tale of Two Cities: Buenos Aires, Cordoba and the Disappearance of the Black Population in Argentina” The Metropole, the official blog of the Urban History Association, May 2018
- Erika Denise Edwards, “Pardo is the New Black: The Urban Origins of Argentina’s Myth of Black Disappearance,” Global Urban History Blog Dec 2016.
- Mallon, Florencia E. Peasant and Nation the Making of Postcolonial Mexico and Peru. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1995.