The editors are pleased to announce that a special issue of the Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies (LACES) journal—“African Routes, Caribbean Roots, Latino Lives” (Volume 4 Issue 3 November 2009)—is now available.
The issue includes an introductory essay “Making Sense, Making Selves: Afro-Latin Americans of British
Caribbean Descent” by Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo (Guest Editor) and is followed by a variety of articles, research notes, interviews, perspectives, reviews, and photography related to Afro-Latin America, Afro-Latino culture, Caribbean blackness, Black Atlantic identity formation, and migrations. Contributors include Violeta Donawa, Juan Flores, Francio Guadeloupe, Miriam Jiménez Román, Mayra Santos Febres Darcie Vandegrift, Sonja Stephenson Watson, and Katherine Zien.
Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies is a cross-disciplinary venue for quality research on ethnicity, race relations, and indigenous peoples. It is open to case studies, comparative analysis and theoretical contributions that reflect innovative and critical perspectives, focused on any country or countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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