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Scholars interested on Afro-Latin American studies that seek a residential research appointment at Harvard University are encouraged to apply through the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute's Fellows Program at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, or through the Visiting Scholars and Fellows Program at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS).

Applicants to the Visiting Scholars and Fellows Program at DRCLAS, focusing on questions related to Afro-Latin America, are eligible for additional resources from the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.  Proposals accepted for funding by DRCLAS will be sent to the ALAR Institute for assessment, and grantees will be notified through DRCLAS. Recipients of ALAR Institute support will be expected to participate in the activities of the Institute and to give a presentation at the Hutchins Center.

Odette Casamayor-Cisneros

Spring 2015: Fellow, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and Visiting Scholar,  Afro-Latin American Research Institute

On Being Blacks: Challenging the Hegemonic Knowledge Through Racial Self-identification Processes in Post-Soviet Cuban Cultural Production

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Genevieve E. Dempsey

Ethnomusicologist and Musician
Saints of the African Diaspora: Voicing Race, Gender, and Politics in Brazilian Congado
Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow
Academic Year 2017-18

 
 
 
 

Victor Fowler

2015-2016: Mark Claster Mamolen Fellowship

A research on how North American blacks look, analyze and understand black Cubans since last years of XIX century to the beginnings of Cuban revolution.

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Marial Iglesias Utset

Visiting Research Scholar at the Afro-Latin American Research Institute

Marial Iglesias Utset was Professor of Philosophy and History at the University of Havana for 25 years. She earned her Ph.D. in Historical Sciences at the University of Havana and her M. Phil. and her B.A. at Moscow State University. Her research fields include Culture and Race in Cuba, Atlantic Slavery, and African Diaspora Studies.

Márcia Lima

Fall 2016: Afro-Latin American Research Insitute Fellowship

Brazil's Racial Inequalities and Regional Variations: Recent Changes and Age-Old Challenges

Lester Tomé

Spring 2015: Peggy Rockefeller Visiting Scholar, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Cuban Ballet: Cosmopolitan Dancers, Nationalist Gestures; A Study in Ballet and Globalization

Silvia Valero

Fall 2015: Afro-Latin American Research Institute Fellowship

Afro-descendancy in the Afro-Hispanic Literature and Audiovisual Works of the 21st Century: Refoundations and Political Identities

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