Black American Paris and the Other France: Social Race and the Politics of Migration

Lecture by Prof. Trica Keaton, Friday, April 20, 2007 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 125 Nolte (U of M)
Presented by the Department of French and Italian (U of M)

Trica Keaton is an Assistant Professor in the Department of American Studies and the Institute for Global Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and has pursued graduate study at the Université de Paris V and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris where she was also a visiting scholar. Professor Keaton is also a long-term Non-Resident Fellow of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Her first book, Muslim Girls and the Other France: Race, Identity Politics, and Social Exclusion was published in 2006 by Indiana University Press. Professor Keaton is currently co-editing an anthology tentatively titled Black Europe and the African Diaspora. Her current research focuses on politics of race and migration in relation to the African diaspora in the U.S. and France.