Faith Smith (NHC Fellow, 2002–03)

Project Title

Making Modern Subjects: Cultural and Intellectual Formation, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, 1880-1910

Brandeis University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2002–03

Faith Smith did a lot of reading for her book project on Making Modern Subjects: Cultural and Intellectual Formation, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, 1880-1910. She wrote an essay entitled "Moving Shoulder to Shoulder: Gender and Nineteenth-Century Pan-Africanism" for a collection called Caribbean Intellectual Traditions, edited by Verene Shepherd and Glen Richards (University of the West Indies Press); a book review for the journal, Small Axe., entitled "How the English Became English: Catherine Hall's Civilising Subjects: Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination, 1830-1867"; and scope descriptions for the revised Encyclopaedia of African-American History and Culture (chief editor, Colin Palmer), to be published by Macmillan Gale (2005). She also reviewed two book manuscripts for Indiana University Press.