Foreword Fassil Demissie 1. Rewriting the African Diaspora in the Caribbean and Latin America: beyond disciplinary and national boundaries Robert Lee Adams Jr 2. An analysis of the role of the study of the African Diaspora within the field of Atlantic history Nathaniel Millett 3. Comparison and connection in the study of Afro-Latin America Mark Anderson 4. Africans, Afro-Brazilians and Afro-Portuguese in the Iberian Inquisition in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Vanicleia Silva Santos 5. 'Political changui': race, political culture, and black civic activism in the early Cuban republic Melina Pappademos 6. Bongo Ita: leopard society music and language in West Africa, Western Cuba, and New York City Ivor L. Miller 7. El Puente: transnationalism among Cubans of English-speaking Caribbean descent Andrea Queeley 8. Constructing and promoting African Diaspora identity in the Dominican Republic: the emergence of Casa de la Identidad de las Mujeres Afro Kimberly Eison Simmons 9. State violence and the ethnographic encounter: feminist research and racial embodiment Keisha-Khan Y. Perry 10. The road ahead in Afro-Latino Studies: restless conclusions Robert Lee Adams Jr
Robert Lee Adams Jr, Ph.D. is an independent researcher and consultant. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, USA, and as a Program Officer at The Fetzer Institute in Michigan. In 2008, Dr. Adams was a Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Catholic University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.