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Contributors Volume Editors Kwame Dixon is assistant professor of African American studies at Syracuse University. His research focuses on human rights, democracy, and social movements in the Americas. John Burdick is professor of anthropology at Syracuse University. He is author of Blessed Anastacia: Women, Race and Popular Christianity in Brazil (Routledge, 1998) and several other books. Chapter Contributors Angela N.Castañeda is associate professor of anthropology and LatinAmerican and Caribbean studies at DePauw University. Her research and teaching focus on identity formation, religion, and performance in Latin America. Heidi Carolyn Feldman is an ethnomusicologist and a lecturer at the University of California, San Diego, and San Diego State University. Her award-winning book, Black Rhythms of Peru: Reviving African Musical Heritage in the Black Pacific , was published by Wesleyan University Press in 2006. Sujatha Fernandes is assistant professor of sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of Cuba Represent! Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures (Duke University Press, 2006) and Who Can Stop the Drums? Urban Social Movements in Chavez’s Venezuela (Duke University Press, 2010). Shane Greene is assistant professor of anthropology at Indiana University. His research is based in Peru, and he has published a number of articles on indigenous and Afro-descendant social movements. He is the author of Customizing Indigeneity (Stanford University Press, 2009). 346  Contributors Antônio Guimarães is currently chair and professor of sociology at the University of São Paulo. His research focuses on racial, national, and class identities; black social movements, affirmative action, and black intellectuals. Juliet Hooker is associate professor of government and African and African Diaspora studies at the University of Texas at Austin and associate director of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS). She is the author of Race and the Politics of Solidarity (Oxford University Press, 2009). Ollie A. Johnson III is associate professor of Africana studies at Wayne State University. His research focuses on Afro-Brazil and Afro-Latin American politics. Elizabeth Morán is assistant professor of art history at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Her areas of specialization include preColumbian , African, and Caribbean arts. Judith A. Morrison has extensive experience designing policies and researching inclusive development through such institutions as the Inter-American Dialogue , the Inter-American Development Bank, and the Inter-American Foundation . She was a founding member and executive director of the Inter-Agency Consultation on Race in Latin America. Bettina Ng’weno is associate professor of African American and African studies at the University of California, Davis. Keisha-Khan Y. Perry is assistant professor of Africana studies at Brown University . Her anthropological research focuses on black women’s grassroots organizing in Brazilian cities and throughout the African diaspora. Jean Muteba Rahier is associate professor of anthropology and director of the Africa and African Diaspora Program at Florida International University. Ernesto Sagás is associate professor of ethnic studies at Colorado State University .He is the author of Race and Politics in the Dominican Republic and co-editor of The Dominican People: A Documentary History and Dominican Migration: Transnational Perspectives. Patricia de Santana Pinho is assistant professor of Latin American and Caribbean studies at SUNY Albany. Her research and teaching focus on the topics of blackness, whiteness, racism, and forms of resistance to racism in Brazil and in Contributors  347 LatinAmerica.She is the author of Mama Africa: Reinventing Blackness in Bahia (Duke University Press, 2010). Peter Wade is professor of social anthropology at the University of Manchester. His recent publications include Race and Sex in Latin America (Pluto Press, 2009) and Race and Ethnicity in Latin America (Pluto Press, revised edition, 2010). Howard Winant is professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has written extensively on the process of racialization. This page intentionally left blank ...


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