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Westmaas Speaks on Slavery Emancipation Day Celebrations

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas spoke on Radio Atlanta WRFG on the significance of the August 1st Emancipation Day which is celebrated in the Anglophone Caribbean.  More ...

Three Faculty Members Awarded Tenure

Three Hamilton College faculty members were approved for tenure by the College’s board of trustees during a recent meeting. The board granted tenure to Jessica Burke, Hispanic studies, Jane Springer, English and creative writing, and Nigel Westmaas, Africana studies.  More ...

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Westmaas Speaks on Jamaican Radio

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas spoke on Jamaica’s Irie FM Radio on April 27 as one of the representatives of the international Justice for Walter Rodney Committee.  More ...

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Westmaas Guest Speaker at SUNY Cortland Caribbean Event

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas was the guest speaker at the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) of the SUNY Cortland’s Annual “Taste of the Caribbean” dinner on April 25. Three students representing Hamilton’s Caribbean Students Association accompanied Westmaas to the event.  More ...

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Westmaas Publishes Chapter in New Caribbean Book

Associate Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas has published a chapter in a new book titled Black Power in the Caribbean, published by the University Press of Florida (2014).  More ...

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Westmaas Pens Introduction to New Book

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas wrote the introduction for the re-publication of Grenadian writer and educator Albert Marryshow’s Cycles of Civilization: A Refutation of General Jan Smuts Racist Theory.  More ...

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Westmaas Publishes Article in Book on African Revolutionary

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas has published an article in the new book Claim no Easy Victories: the Legacy of Amilcar Cabral (2013). The book marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the Guinea–Bissau & Cape Verde revolutionary and independence movement leader.  More ...

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Westmaas Publishes in New Magazine

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas published an article in the first issue of Studio Cee, a new London-based magazine of the arts. The article "'The organic scribe: The range, depth and humanity in the printed work of Eusi Kwayana" examines the published work of Eusi Kwayana, a Guyanese polymath and politician.  More ...

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Westmaas Presents Paper on Caribbean Slave Rebellions

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas presented a paper at a Guyana conference to mark the 250th anniversary of the 1763 Guyana revolution where slaves rose up and controlled the territory of Berbice for more than a year against Dutch colonists. The paper was titled “Comparing Berbice (1763) and the Haitian (1791-1804) Slave Rebellions: Context, Course and Outcomes."  More ...

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Westmaas Appointed to Editorial Board of New Journal

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies Nigel Westmaas has been appointed to the editorial board of a new peer reviewed journal. The Journal of Race and Global Social Change (JRGSC) is “committed to the study of race, its social construction, and resistance within the global context.”  More ...

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