Project Profile:

Color and Overtones: A Web-Based Visual Archive of Africans and their Descendants in Latin America

Website: In progress

Description: This project works to create a web-based visual archive that will be the first to bring together and examine the myriad and evolving modes of representing blackness across centuries of Latin American history. More than just an image database, it also features bibliographic information, relevant timelines, a glossary of terms, image annotations, and links to external sites. Students working on this project take on diverse roles, including: 1) collecting and categorizing material at campus libraries and local museums, 2) researching and writing image-specific annotations and short essays on themes and threads within the collection, and 3) building a timeline, glossary, and set of links to relevant external sites.

Contributors:

  • Tamara Walker, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Toronto

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