Leah Rosenberg

Reflection: Leah Rosenberg

Institute co-director Dr. Leah Rosenberg (Department of English, University of Florida) traces the development of the program from conception to fruition. The seeds for the NEH institute were sown in 2012 by Professor Rhonda Cobham-Sander when she suggested that we design and teach a course—across multiple campuses—dLOC would support and that would center on materials…

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Panama Silver, Asian Gold: Migration, Money, and the Making of the Modern Caribbean

Dr. Rhonda Cobham-Sander (Amherst College), Dr. Donette Francis (University of Miami), Dr. Leah Rosenberg (University of Florida) Students in the course undertake archival research, digital scholarship, and literary studies of the Caribbean through an interdisciplinary lens. Through class assignments, they consider the colonial dimensions of archives, examining how particular facets of identity and subalternity influence…

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