(Jun. 6, 2017) Presenting on Hamilton at the Caribbean Studies Association Conference

At the 2017 Caribbean Studies Association conference held in the Bahamas, Elena Machado Sáez chaired a panel on “Absent Presence: Silenced Histories in Caribbean Writing and Art.” She presented on “Blackout on Broadway: Affiliation and Audience in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton.” Her fellow panelists included Jocelyn Stitt from the University of Michigan who presented on “Raw Materials? Absence and Caribbean Knowledge” and Sobeira Latorre from Southern Connecticut State University who presented on “Blackness, Taínos, and Historical Recovery in Dominican Literature in the US.”