Events for May 10, 2017
Following the expulsion or forced conversion of Jews and Moslems from the Iberian peninsula, Northern Italy became a place of refuge for the exiled communities. Jewish culture flourished in the early-modern cities of Ferrara, Mantua and Venice, where intercultural encounters and exchanges enabled the creation of sometimes surprising cultural expressions. In the summer of 1720, […]Find out more
The Global Travel of Mixed-Race Jamaicans and Constructions of Identity
Dan Livesay, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Claremont McKenna College
At the turn of the nineteenth century, small numbers of elite, mixed-race Jamaicans traveled to Britain, then on to India, and back to Britain again in order to improve their financial and social statuses. This global movement allowed them […]Find out more