Haitian Migrants in Cuba, or the Workings of US Empire in the Caribbean

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
6 PM
Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall (3009 Broadway, at W. 117 St. crosswalk, NY, NY)

Matthew Casey
Nina Bell Suggs Professor of History
University of Southern Mississippi

Matthew Casey will present from his new book Empire’s Guest Workers: Haitian Migrants in Cuba during the Age of US Occupation, which uses the on-the-ground experiences of Haitian migrants in Cuba to understand how the daily actions of seemingly powerless individuals shaped larger processes of US imperialism, economic penetration, race-making and shifts in global migration policies.

Apr. 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM