Lorgia García Peña is Mellon Professor of Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora at Tufts University. Her research focuses on Blackness, colonialism, and migration with a special focus on Dominican diaspora. Her book The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation, and Archives of Contradictions explores the effect of stories on national and racial identity. She is a co-founder of Atlanta’s Freedom University and co-director of a digital archival project entitled “Mind the Gap: Migration, Citizenship, and Archives of Justice.”
This keynote lecture offered as part of the Altman Symposium. This event is virtual via Zoom.