Catherine Peters (Yale), “A Free Race of Cultivators: Afro-Asian Histories, Ecologies, and Intimacies in the Early Nineteenth-Century Caribbean” (Agrarian Studies Colloquium)

Event time: 
Friday, April 22, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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Event description: 

Catherine Peters is a Postdoctoral Associate in Yale’s Program in Agrarian Studies. She is an interdisciplinary historian whose works is concerned with empire, race, gender, sexuality, intimacy, capitalism, and the environment. Her book project, A Free Race of Cultivators: Afro-American Histories, Ecologies, and Intimacies, draws together the Indian and Atlantic Oceans while also arguing for the Haitian Revolution as a catalyst in the conscription of Chinese and Indian migrants to the early nineteenth-century Caribbean.

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