Dr. Takkara  Brunson

Assistant Professor


Race, gender, and nation formation in Latin America and the African Diaspora; 19th and 20th-century Cuba; history of visual and material culture

Ph.D. - University of Texas at Austin
B.A. - Spelman College

Courses: African Diaspora

Select Research

  • "Afro-Cuban Women and the Black Radical Tradition," 97th Annual ASALH Convention (upcoming, September 2012).
  • "Race, Republican Womanhood, and Afro-Cuban Historical Thought" (under review).
  • "Eusebia Cosme, Black Womanhood, and the African Diaspora" (under review).
  • Constructing Afro-Cuban Womanhood: Race, Gender, and Cuban Nation Formation, 1886-1958 (manuscript in progress).