Teresita Martínez-Vergne (NHC Fellow, 2002–03)

Project Title

The Construction of Citizenship in the Twentieth-Century Dominican National Discourse

Macalester College

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2002–03

Teresita Martínez-Vergne wrote a book manuscript entitled Notions of Citizenship in Urban Centers in the Dominican Republic, 1880-1916. She also submitted a proposal for a volume she will coedit with Franklin Knight on "Contemporary Caribbean Societies and Cultures" for which twelve prominent Caribbeanists have agreed to write original pieces; she and Franklin Knight will also write the introduction. The volume will be published by the University of North Carolina Press.