This collection of scholarly essays presents recent lines of research and results in the field of hemispheric InterAmerican Studies. The book also opens new perspectives for future research. The collection of essays is interdisciplinary and brings together historical, film, literary and cultural studies approaches to the Americas. Renowned scholars and young researchers make this book a cross-disciplinary anthology highly suitable for scholars and students.
Wilfried Raussert is chair of North American and Inter-American Studies at Bielefeld University, Germany. He is director of the International Association of Inter-American Studies and founder of the Black Americas Network. Olaf Kaltmeier is chair of Iberoamerican History at Bielefeld University, Germany. He is director of the Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies (CALAS) and founding director of the Center for InterAmerican Studies (CIAS).