Decentering the North Atlantic in Global Discussions of Race: From Alejandro Malaspina to Lorgia García Peña and the Iberian/Ibero-American Experience

  • On Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 9 am to 10:30 am.
  • In Chicago.

SIGA’s panel at CAA 2024 at Hilton Chicago (3rd Floor, Williford B.) is chaired by Ray Hernández-Duran from the University of New Mexico.


  • Jennifer A. Jolly (Ithaca College): Negotiating Racial Geographies: Afro-Mexican Visibility in Nineteenth Century Mexico
  • Juliana Fillies (Claremont Mckenna College): Henri Dumont and Cuban Slave Medicine
  • Karolyna de Paula Koppke (Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa): ‘Ethnic-historiographical’ repositioning: on the construction of two schools of painting in the Americas
  • Matthew Nicdao: Making Sense of un Disparate in Juan Luna’s Pacto de sangre: Re-Envisioning Spain’s Old and New World Encounters with Its Racialized Others in Spanish History Painting
  • Claudia Hopkins (Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh): The North African presence in Spanish art after the ‘Disaster of 1898’

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