Isabela Fraga

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, Stanford University

Isabela Fraga received her PhD in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian studies at the University of Chicago. She holds a BA in journalism and an MA in media and cultural studies, both from the Rio de Janeiro Federal University, Brazil. Her research focuses on literatures and cultures of slavery of Latin America and the Caribbean, with a specific anchoring in critical race studies, affect theory, and the medical humanities.

SHC Project

Subjected to Feeling: Slavery and Personhood in Nineteenth-Century Brazil and Cuba