headshot of Professor Audra Diptee in front of a paintingAudra A. Diptee will be holding the post of Professeure Invitée at the Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle in Paris (January – April, 2019).  While there she will be undertaking archival research, working on her next manuscript, as well as continuing work on a collaborative project with colleagues at the Centre International de recherches sur les esclavages (CIRESC).

She has been invited to give research presentations at both CIRESC and the Atelier des études tranationales (ADET) in which she will be discussing early ideas on her current project.  Her presentation will be entitled “Imaginer l’horizon des pays du Sud sous l’angle de l’histoire, de la mémoire et du pouvoir.”

While in Paris she will offer a graduate seminar at the Institut des hautes études de l’Amérique latine (IHEAL) that addresses themes related to race, colonialism, and imperialism in Caribbean contexts.