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Susan Gillman: American Mediterraneans

Inside the Center with Susan Gillman

American Mediterraneans: A Study in Geography, History, and Race

May 26, 2022
 

Book Conversation with Susan Gillman

Distinguished Professor of Literature at UC Santa Cruz

This conversation, recorded on May 26, was presented as part of the Inside the Center series to celebrate the launch of former Humanities Center fellow (1993-94) Susan Gillman’s book American Mediterraneans: A Study in Geography, History, and Race. Gillman was joined by current SHC fellow David Kazanjian (English, Univ. of Pennsylvania), author of The Brink of Freedom: Improvising Life in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World (Duke UP, 2016), and Camilla Hawthorne (Sociology, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz), author of Contesting Race and Citizenship: Youth Politics in the Black Mediterranean (Cornell UP, forthcoming June 2022) and co-editor, with Gabriele Proglio et al, of The Black Mediterranean: Bodies, Borders, and Citizenship (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021).