Selected Recent AADS Faculty Publications
"Africa's International Relations: Balancing Domestic and Global Interests." Boulder, CO: Lynne Reienner Publishers, 2018.
“The International Community and Congo’s Recent Crisis,” in Jacques Mangala, ed., New Security Threats and Crises in Africa: Regional and International Perspectives, New York: Palgrave, 2010: 171-190.
“A Constructivist Account of the Congo Wars.” African Security 4, no.3.
"Performing the Temple of Liberty: Slavery, Theater, and Popular Culture in London and Philadelphia, 1760-1850 (Early America: History, Context, Culture.)". Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
"Political Geographies of Piracy: Constructing Threats and Containing Bodies in Somalia". New York, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Robert E. Gutsche, Jr.
"A Transplanted Chicago: Race, Place and the Press in Iowa City". Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland, 2014.
“Epilogue: The Political Economy of Music and Sound.” In The Political Economy of Music and Sound: Case Studies in the Caribbean Tourist Industry. Jocelyne Guilbault and Timothy Rommen. Duke University Press., 2019. (Forthcoming)
“The EU, CARIFORUM, AND CELAC: A New Development Alliance” in EU Development Policies: between norms and geopolitics? Markus Thiel, Sylvia Maier, and Sarah Beringer. Eds. New York: Palgrave McMillan, 2019 (Forthcoming)
“Rethinking Regionalism: Beyond the CARICOM Integration Project”. In Patsy Lewis, ed. Pan-Caribbean Integration: Beyond CARICOM. New York, Routledge, 2018
Towards a New Politics of Globalization in the Caribbean: Local Empowerment, Regional Reformulation, and the New Global Order.” In Beyond Westminster in the Caribbean. Kate Quinn and Brian Meeks, Eds. Kingston and New York, Ian Randle Press, 2018.
Rethinking identity, national sovereignty, and the state: reviewing some critical contributions”. Special Anniversary Issue, Social Identities. Volume 24, Issue 1 2018. DOI: https:/doi.org10.1080/13504630.2017.1314923
"The Métis of Senegal". Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2013.
"Bridging Scholarship and Activism: Reflections from the Frontlines of Collaborative Research (Transformations in Higher Education)". East Lansing, Michigan: Michigan State University Press, 2014.
Okezi T. Otovo, “Medicalized Motherhood as Race and Place: Bahia 1930s-1940s” inThe Making of Brazil’s Black Mecca: Bahia Reconsidered, ed. Scott Ickes and Bernd Reiter (Michigan State University Press, 2018).
Patterson, Valerie L. (2018). Government at the Margins: Locating/Deconstructing Ways of Performing Government in the age of Excessive Force, Hyper-Surveillance, Civil Disobedience, and Political Self-Interest - Lessons Learned in a “Post-Racial” America, (Volume XV Number 2).
Patterson, Valerie L. (2018) – Ten Twenty Life, in Government at the Margins: Locating/Deconstructing Ways of Performing Government in the age of Excessive Force, Hyper-Surveillance, Civil Disobedience, and Political Self-Interest - Lessons Learned in a “Post-Racial” America symposium, Public Voices, (Volume xv Number 2), 94.
"Rescuing our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba". Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 2015
“’She Jus’ Gits Hold of Us Dataway’: The Blues and Greens of Neighborhood Recovery in Post-Katrina New Orleans”. Transforming Anthropology v. 19(1): 21-32, 2011.
“Somos Negros Finos: Anglophone Caribbean Cultural Citizenship in Revolutionary Cuba" in Global Circuits of Blackness: Race, Citizenship, and Modern Subjectivities. Percy C. Hintzen, Jean Muteba Rahier, and Felipe Smith, eds. University of Illinois Press, 2010.
The Passing of a Black Yankee: Fieldnotes/Cliff Notes of a Wannabe Santiaguera” in Fieldwork Identities in the Caribbean. Erin Brooke Taylor, ed. with foreword by Diane Austin-Broos, Caribbean Studies Press, 2009.
“El Puente: Transnationalism Among Cubans of English-speaking Caribbean Descent”. Journal of African and Black Diaspora Studies, 2012.
Remembering the Wretched: Narratives of Return as a Practice of Freedom”. Journal of Pan-African Studies, 2011.
Jean Muteba Rahier
Single-Authored Books Rahier, Jean Muteba In preparation Theorizing the African Diaspora in the 21st Century: From Synchronic Approaches to Diachronic Orientations, and Back.
Forthcoming in April 2019 Reyes por tres días: El juego con raza y género en una fiesta afro-esmeraldeña. Translator: Gonzalo Ortiz Crespo. Quito, Ecuador: Editorial Abya Yala-Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar. (This is the Spanish translation of Kings for Three Days: The Play of Race and Gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian Festival)
Guest Editor of Special Issues Forthcoming Guest Editor of a special issue of the journal Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies (LACES) entitled “Justice for Afrodescendants in Latin America: Interrogating Ethnoracial Law.” (Expected in late 2019-early 2020).
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles Rahier, Jean Muteba Submitted in March 2019 “From the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade to Contemporary Ethnoracial Law in Multicultural Ecuador: The Permanence of Anti-Black Racism as Revealed with Two Lawsuits Filed by Afrodescendants.” Current Anthropology.
Forthcoming “Evaluating the Usefulness of Contemporary Ethnoracial Law (‘Multicultural’ and Anti-Discrimination Legal Instruments) for Afrodescendants in Latin America through the Examination of Court Cases: The Processual Nature of the State.” Introduction to the special issue of Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies (LACES) entitled “Justice for Afrodescendants in Latin America: Interrogating Ethnoracial Law,” guest-edited by J.M. Rahier.
Rahier, Jean Muteba and Jhon Antón Sanchéz Forthcoming Anti-Discrimination Law in Two Legal Cases in Ecuador: Afro-Ecuadorian Organizations and Individuals versus Bonil/El Universo, and Michael Arce versus Lieutenant Fernando Encalada/Escuela Militar Eloy Alfaro.” Special issue of Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies (LACES), guest edited by J.M. Rahier.
Rahier, Jean Muteba 2016 Latin American Hyper-Sexualization of the Black Body: Personal Narratives of Black Female Sexuality/Beauty in Quito, Ecuador. IDEAZ (Center for Tourism and Policy Research-UWI), Volume 14: 33-68.
Rahier, Jean Muteba and Mamyrah Prosper 2014 Los afrodescendientes y el giro hacia el multiculturalismo en las “nuevas” Constituciones y otras legislaciones especiales latinoamericanas: particularidades de la región andina. Estudos e Pesquisas Sobre as Américas (a journal of the Centro de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação sobre as Américas - CEPPAC - Universidade de Brasília, Brazil). Dossiê especial: Afrodescendentes na América Latina e Caribe. 8(1): 220-237.
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters Rahier, Jean Muteba Forthcoming (2019) “The Actual Transnationalization of Black Studies/African Diaspora Studies: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectives,” In Black Studies in Europe: Questioning the Politics of Knowledge, edited by Sarah Fila-Bakabadio, Nicole Grégoire, and Jacinthe Mazzocchetti. Evanston: Northwestern University Press.
2019 “The Multicultural Turn, the New Latin American Constitutionalism, and Black Social Movements in the Andean Sub-Region.” In The Andean World, edited by Linda J. Seligmann and Kathleen S. Fine‐Dare. New York, London: Routledge: 389-402.
Invited Commentaries Rahier, Jean Muteba 2018 “Afterword.” In New Frontiers in the Study of the Global African Diaspora: Between Uncharted Themes and Altemative Representation, edited by Rita Kiki Edozie, Glenn Chambers Jr., and Tama Hamilton-Wray, East Lansing: Michigan State University Press: 367-369.
Essay Reviews Rahier, Jean Muteba Forthcoming. “Multiculturalism, Afrodescendant Activisms, Ethno-Racial Rights, and Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy in Latin America. African American and Latino Relations in Puerto Rico and the United States.” Latin American Research Review.
Book & Film Reviews Rahier, Jean Muteba Forthcoming “Review of Unsettled: Denial and Belonging among White Kenyans. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. 292 pp. American Ethnologist.
2018 “Review of Afro‐Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil. Christen A. Smith, Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2016. 261 pp.” Journal of Latin American & Caribbean Anthropology 23(1): Pp. 219-221.
2017 “Review of Physics of Blackness: Beyond the Middle Passage Epistemology. Michelle M. Wright. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. 240 pp.” American Ethnologist 44(2): Pp. 376-377.
2017 “Review of Blackness and Mestizaje in Mexico and Central America by Elisabeth Cunin and Odile Hoffman. Africa World Press (Trenton, NJ) 2014, xx + 199 pp.” Bulletin of Latin American Research (BLAR) 36(4): 562-564.
2017 “Review of Le Constitutionalisme latino-américain aujourd’hui: entre renouveau juridique et essor démocratique? By Carlos Miguel Herrera, Paris: Kimé, 133 pp.”, Cahiers des Amériques Latines 85(2): 176-180.
2016 “Review of Materialities of Ritual in the Black Atlantic. Edited by Akinwumi Ogundiran & Paula Saunders, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014. xii + 404 pp.”, The New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids (NWIG) 90 (3&4): 311-312.
2015 “Review of Nation as Network: Diaspora, Cyberspace and Citizenship. By Victoria Bernal, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 199 pp.”, American Ethnologist 42(4), November: 796-797.
2014 “Review of The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race. By Jemima Pierre, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2013. 263 pages,”, American Ethnologist, 41(2): 398-399.
"Blackness in the Andes: Ethnographic Vignettes of Cultural Politics in the Time of Multiculturalism". Jean Muteba Rahier, ed. New York, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
"Black Social Movements in Latin America: From Monocultural Mestizaje to Multiculturalism". New York, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
"Rihanna: Barbados World Gurl in Global Popular Culture". Hilary McD. Beckles, Heather D. Russell, eds. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2015
"Mediated Communities: Civic Voices, Empowerment and Media Literacy in the Digital Era". New York, New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc, 2014.
Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil, 1850-1945. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016).
The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution. (Oxford University Press, 2017)