2018 UNCF/Mellon Programs International Faculty Seminar

The African Diaspora in the Spanish-speaking and Lusophone Worlds

Linda Heywood, Ph.D., Professor of African American Studies and History at Boston University, will serve as lead facilitator of the 2018 UNCF/Mellon Programs International Faculty Seminar in Portugal and Spain, July 2-12, 2018.

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Hermenegildo N. G. Fernandes, Universidade de Lisboa

“Muslim Spain and Mediterranean slavery: the medieval slave trade as an aspect of Muslim-Christian relations” by Olivia Constable

“Free Fathers, Slave Mothers and their Children: A Contribution to the Study of Family Structures in Al-Andalus” by Cristina de la Puente

“The Ethnic Origins of Female Slaves in al-Andalus” by Cristina de la Puente

“Muslim slaves and freedmen in medieval Portugal” by François Soyer

Tempos e Espaços de Mouros. A Minoria Muçulmana no Reino Português (Séculos XII a XV) by Filomena Barros

“Marriage across frontiers: sexual mixing, power and identity in medieval Iberia” by Simon Barton

Espacio, Tiempo y Forma. Serie III. Historia Medieval 23, a special issue of Minas y esclavos en la península Ibérica y el magreb en la Edad Media edited by Cristina de la Puente and Ana Echevarría

“The Meaning of Slavery and Identity in al-Andalus: The Epistle of Ibn Garcia" by Carol Graham

“Locating Slavery in Middle Eastern and Islamic History Historicizing Slavery in the Medieval Islamic World” by Craig Perry

Labour in the Medieval Islamic World by Maya Shatzmiller

“L'esclavage dans le monde ibérique medieval” by Charles Verlinder

 

 

 

 





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Inocência Mata, Universidade de Lisboa

“The Storyteller” by Walter Benjamin

“Narrating the nation” by Homi Bhabha

“The Presence of the Other in the Portuguese Literature from the Colonial to the Postcolonial” by Inocência Mata

“Imperial remains: Post-colonialism in Portuguese literature and cinema” by Patrícia Vieira

Utopia in Portugal, Brazil and Lusophone African Countries by Francisco Bettencourt

Postcolonial Melancholia by Paul Gilroy

Caderno de Memórias Coloniais by Isabela Figueiredo

A Árvore das Palavras by Teolinda Gersão

A Costa dos Murmúrios by Lídia Jorge

Partes de África by Hélder Macedo

Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation by Mary Louise Pratt

Towards a Portuguese Postcolonialism by Anthony Soares

Do Colonialismo como Nosso Impensado by Eduardo Lourenço

Uma intensa disseminação: a África como locus na literatura portuguesa by Inocência Mata

Fantasmas e fantasias imperiais no imaginário português contemporâneo by Margarida Calafate Ribeiro and Ana Paula Ferreira

 

 



Additional resources are linked below:

Henriques, Isabel Castro. Os Africanos em Portugal: Historia e Memoria Seculos XV-XXI. Lisbon: Comissao Nacional da Unesco, 2011.