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Annette Joseph-Gabriel on Black Women and Citizenship in the French Empire

by guest host Ariel Mond

Guest Host Ariel Mond interviews Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel, assistant professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Michigan, about her new book, Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire (University of Illinois Press, 2020).


Ariel Mond is a doctoral candidate at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, where she studies modern European and global history. Her dissertation research considers the intersections of French political imprisonment, the decolonization of Algeria, and the rise of postwar human rights politics from the 1940s to 1970s.

Featured Image: From Alexis Peskine’s Identit√© Internationale. 2010. From the cover design of Reimagining Liberation.

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