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Javier Muñoz



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Email    jemucla24@ucla.edu
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Javier is a PhD Candidate studying twentieth-century United States history. He focuses on social movements, race-making, capitalism, colonialism, imperialism, migration, and the African Diaspora.

Field of Study

United States

Subfield

Black Internationalism; Black Radicalism; Colonialism; Pan-Africanism

Research

His dissertation explores the material and symbolic significance of nearly 80 Black American volunteers and, to a lesser extent, about 80,000 Moroccan soldiers, who fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).

Conference Presentations

“Shades of Solidarity: Black Struggle and the Spanish Civil War,” African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) 5th Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, March 6–7, 2020.

Advisors

Robin D. G. Kelley (Chair), Gaye Theresa Johnson, Peter James Hudson, Minayo Nasiali