“Black/Early/Peninsular” with Nicholas R. Jones (UC Davis), Scholar-in-Residence (Last session)

“Black/Early/Peninsular” with Nicholas R. Jones (UC Davis), Scholar-in-Residence (Yale Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese)

Jones’ residency will chart and uncover the conception, legacy, and porousness of Iberian Blackness—archival, performative, visual, otherwise—across time.

November 11 & 16 | 4:00-7:00pm | In-person and Zoom 

To attend in-person, HQ 207; Registration is required: https://forms.gle/2CfV1Qhe6jsSWqxT9limited spots available. This option is only open to the Yale community only due to COVID restrictions.

To attend via ZoomRegister here

Nicholas R. Jones (UC Davis) is the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center’s (KJCC) Scholar-in-Residence at New York University. He is the author of the prize-winning Staging Habla de Negros: Radical Performances of the African Diaspora in Early Modern Spain (Penn State University Press, May 2019) and co-editor of Early Modern Black Diaspora Studies: A Critical Anthology (Palgrave, December 2018) and Pornographic Sensibilities: Imagining Sex and the Visceral in Premodern and Early Modern Spanish Cultural Production (Routledge, January 2021) with Chad Leahy. Jones also co-edits the Routledge Critical Junctures in Global Early Modernities book series with Derrick Higginbotham and is the new Editor-in-Chief of Caribbeana: The Journal of the Early Caribbean Society. Jones’s research has been generously supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and he is completing his second solo-authored monograph entitled Cervantine Blackness. Jones has also held visiting appointments at Georgetown University and New York University.

Event time: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm