Jacqueline Álvarez-Rosales (NHC Fellow, 2021–22)

Project Title

Discourses around the African Diaspora in Bolivia: From the Colonial Period to the Dawn of the National Life

Spelman College

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Alvarez-Rosales, Jacqueline

Fellowship Work Summary, 2021–22

Jacqueline Álvarez-Rosales completed a preliminary chapter of her work in progress, Discourses around the African Diaspora in Bolivia: from the Colonial Period to the Dawn of the National Life, drafted a second chapter, and outlined all five chapters including notes and potential bibliography. The preliminary chapter entitled “An Approach to Afro-Bolivian and Afro-Andean Studies through a Sixteenth Century Document in La Plata, Charcas” is under revision to be submitted to a journal. She also wrote a book review on Finding Afro-Mexico: Race and Nation after the Revolution, by Theodore W. Cohen, Cambridge University Press for The Americas: A quarterly Review of Latin American History (under review).