PACWC Lecture: "Can We Worry about Children Without Pathologizing Parents?: Evidence from Transnational Black History" | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
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PACWC Lecture: "Can We Worry about Children Without Pathologizing Parents?: Evidence from Transnational Black History"

October 13, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Lara Putnam (History)

Lara Putnam is Professor of Latin American and Caribbean history at the University of Pittsburgh.  Her publications include The Company They Kept: Migrants and the Politics of Gender in Caribbean Costa Rica, 1870-1960 (UNC Press, 2002); Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age (UNC Press, 2013); and recent journal articles on citizenship, childhood, immigration law, and more.  Her research in progress explores the ways kinship, gender, and sexuality both shape and are shaped by large-scale political and economic shifts. 

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