The Dominican Racial Imaginary

  title={The Dominican Racial Imaginary},
  author={Milagros Ricourt},

Connectivity, contestation, and cultural production: an analysis of Dominican online identity formation

ABSTRACT In this paper, I employ thematic analysis of text data from a web forum to highlight the prevalent debates and themes that emerge in online discussions of Dominican identity. I find that

U.S. cultural hegemony and the shifting positionality of Frederick Douglass

ABSTRACT This article explores nineteenth-century U.S. foreign policy towards Hispaniola, particularly Haiti, and investigates Frederick Douglass' controversial stance on U.S. expansion on the

The intimate-mobility entanglement: Subaltern trajectories in the Haitian-Dominican borderlands

This article argues that intimacy and human (im)mobilities are interrelated, and that this relationship is integral to the way borders function and are experienced. I propose the concept of

Anti-Haitian stereotypes in three Dominican daily newspapers: a content analysis

ABSTRACT Anti-Haitian attitudes are widely acknowledged to exist in the Dominican Republic, but it has not been clear whether these are driven by anti-Black, anti-immigrant, or specifically

Redeeming Santo Domingo: North Atlantic Missionaries and the Racial Conversion of a Nation

  • C. Davidson
  • Political Science, History
    Church History
  • 2020
Abstract This article examines North Atlantic views of Protestant missions and race in the Dominican Republic between 1905 and 1911, a brief period of political stability in the years leading up to

Spinning the Zoetrope

  • R. Quinn
  • Art
    Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture
  • 2019
Over the last decade, Dominican American Hollywood actress Zoe Saldaña has graced countless magazine covers and starred in numerous blockbuster films viewed worldwide. Her mixed-race body and her

Catholic heritage, ethno-racial self-identification, and prejudice against Haitians in the Dominican Republic

ABSTRACT Latin American cultures are significantly influenced by Catholicism, which partially but meaningfully represents the European legacy that situates Latin American societies into the Western