Haitian Studies Association

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Yvonne Fabella

University of Pennsylvania - Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies

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Email: fabella@sas.upenn.edu
Open to talking with: Anyone

Interests: Black Studies, Cultural Studies, History, Women's and Gender Studies

Yvonne Fabella is a cultural historian of the early modern French Atlantic world. Her current book project, The Character of the Creoles: Race and Privilege in Old Regime Saint Domingue, traces the legal and cultural construction of racial categories in the century before the Haitian Revolution.