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The Braided Histories of Cuba & Haiti: A Conversation with Ada Ferrer and Julia Gaffield

February 12th, 2016
12:00 PM


Friday, February 12, 2016

Forum for Scholars and Publics, Old Chem 011

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Light lunch served at 11:45

Join us for a dialogue about the interconnected histories of Cuba and Haiti with historians Ada Ferrer and Julia Gaffield. Ferrer and Gaffield are authors of two recent books exploring the impact of Haiti's independence in the broader Atlantic world. The event will be moderated by Laurent Dubois. 

Ada Ferrer

New York University

Ada Ferrer is Professor of History and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University. She holds an AB in English from Vassar College, an MA in History from the University of Texas at Austin, and PhD in History from the University of ...

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Julia Gaffield

Georgia State University

Julia Gaffield is a historian of the early-modern Atlantic World. She completed her Ph.D. in the Department of History at Duke University in 2012. Her research focuses on the early independence period in Haiti and seeks to understand the connections between Haiti and other ...

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