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    Professor and Chair
    Department of Music

    David Garcia

    David Garcia’s research focuses on the music of the Americas with an emphasis on African diasporic and Latin music. His publications include Arsenio Rodríguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music (Temple University Press, 2006) and Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music’s African Origins (Duke University Press, 2017). He is currently editing a critical reader on the history of Latin music, dance, and theater in the United States, 1783-1900.

    Associate Director of The Institute for the Study of the Americas; Director of the Latino Migration Project
    The Institute for the Study of the Americas

    Hannah Gill

    Hannah Gill is an anthropologist with a specialization in Latin American and Caribbean migration studies. She received a DPhil in Social Anthropology from the University of Oxford, England and a BA from UNC Chapel Hill. She directs the Latino Migration Project at UNC Chapel Hill, a public educational program on Latin American immigration and integration in North Carolina. She is the author of the book, North Carolina and the Latino Migration Experience: New Roots in the Old North State. Nuevas R … Read more

    Teaching Associate Professor
    Department of African/African American and Diaspora Studies

    Joseph Jordan

    Joseph Jordan’s work focuses on diaspora social justice movements and the cultural politics of race, identity and artistic production in the diaspora. Selected published work includes: Cabral, Solidarity and the African Diaspora in the Americas in Cabral no Cruzamento de Épocas: Comunicações e Discursos  Produzidos no II Simpósio Internacional Amílcar Cabral (2013); Can the Artist Speak? Hamid Kachmar’s Subverise Redemptive Art of Resistance in Bodies of Knowledge: Interviews, African Art, and S … Read more

    Bowman and Gordon Gray Professor
    Department of History

    Kathleen DuVal

    Kathleen DuVal earned her Ph.D. in history at the University of California-Davis, and held a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill, where she is a Professor. Her most recent book is Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution (Random House, 2015), which tells the history of the Spanish in the American Revolution. She is also the author of The Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent (P … Read more