Podcast Episode #96 – Paulina L. Alberto

This week we interview Paulina L. Alberto, an Argentine-born historian of Afro-Latin America and Professor of History, Spanish, and Portuguese at the University of Michigan. Her biography, Black Legend: The Many Lives of Raúl Grigera and the Power of Racial Storytelling in Modern Argentina, was published by Cambridge University Press in January 2022. As the author of Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil, she received the Roberto Reis Prize for Best Book in Brazilian Studies and the Warren Dean Prize for Best Book in Brazilian History, along with the James Alexander Robertson Prize for best article in the Hispanic American Historical Review.  Paulina Alberto was interviewed by fellow biographer and BIO member Kitty Kelley.