Department of History

Kim Butler
Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies
Degree: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Specialty: Brazil and the African Diaspora
Email: mailto:kbutler@africana.rutgers.edu
Office: 112 Beck Hall
Phone: 848-445-3311
Research Interests: African diaspora history; Brazil; race and politics of identity

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • “Jinga Baiana: The Politics of Race, Class, and Power in Salvador, Bahia,” in Hendrik Kraay, ed., Afro-Brazilian Culture and Politics: Bahia, 1790s-1990s, (forthcoming, M.E. Sharpe Press, 1998)
  • “Abolition and the Politics of Identity in the Afro-Atlantic Diaspora: Towards a Comparative Approach,” in Darlene Clark Hine, ed., Comparative History of Black People in Diaspora, (forthcoming)
  • Freedoms Given, Freedoms Won: Afro-Brazilians and the Struggle for Self-Determination in Post-Abolition Brazil (Rutgers UP), 1998.

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