Dr. Kaysha Corinealdi

Scholar of migration, empire, feminism, and activism in the Americas



Entrevistada por la Dra. Bárbara Abadía-Rexach sobre mi libro, Panama in Black, Octubre 21, 2022

Discussing Panama in Black on the Karen Hunter Show, September 26, 2022

Discussing Panama in Black with host of New Books Network-Caribbean Studies, Dr. Nicole Ramsey, September 19, 2022

“Who Built the Panama Canal?” Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness, December 8, 2021

“The History of the Panama Canal: Reconsidering Race and Borders,” Strictly Facts, October 27, 2021

Seminars, Webinars & Workshops

Afrolatin@s Now Conversaciones: Migrations and Black Erasure – February 22, 2023

“El Derecho a la Nacionalidad: El Activismo Afrodescendiente en Contra de la Xenofobia” (The Right to Citizenship: Afro-descendant Activism Against Xenophobia)

Webinar hosted by the Instituto de Estudios Democráticos del Tribunal Electoral de Panamá (Institute of Democratic Studies of the Electoral Tribunal of Panama) on the theme of historia electoral y política de Panamá (Panama’s Electoral and Political History), October 8, 2021

Making African America: A Virtual Symposium on Immigration and the Changing Dynamics of Blackness

Co-hosted by the National Museum of African American History & Culture and the Center for Global Migration Studies, University of Maryland-College Park, Part of Session on Struggles for Civil and Labor Rights, March 6, 2021

Workshop Facilitator, “Finding Your Audience: Writing and Publishing Beyond Disciplinary Boundaries,” Dartmouth College, February 2022

Invited Panelist, “Líderes afroantillanos y la lucha por la nacionalidad” (Afro-Caribbean Leaders and the Fight for Citizenship). Webinar hosted by the Sociedad de Amigos del Museo Afroantillano de Panama (Society of Friends of the West Indian Museum of Panama) and DELL Technologies, November 2021 

Invited Faculty, Schomburg Center NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers on “Immigration, Migration, and the Transformation of the African American Community in the 20th and 21st Centuries,” New York, New York, July 2015

Talks, Conversations & Presentations

Dialogue on Panama in Black with Ariana A. Curtis. Hosted by Cafe con Libros, October 2022

Book Chat about Panama in Black with Javier Wallace and Dash Harris of AfroLatinx Travel, February 2023

“Black History is World History,” Panel Discussion, Black Readers Conference, October 2022

Invited Panelist, Yale University, “Empire, Revolution, Counter-Revolution,” April 2022

Invited Speaker, Ursinus College, “Panama in Black: Combatting White Supremacy in the Twentieth Century,” March 2022

Invited Speaker, Dartmouth College, The Central America Project, “Panama in Black: Documenting Afro-Diasporic Histories of the Americas,” February 2022

Invited Speaker, Boston College, Organization for Latin American Students (OLAA), “Black Life, Anti-Blackness, and Afro-Latinx Intersectionalities,” October 2020

Primer Congreso de Historia, Antropología y Turismo Histórico-Cultural: A 500 años de la Fundación de la Ciudad de Panamá, “Cultivando una Diáspora Afro-descendiente de Panamá para el Mundo,” Panamá, September 2019

Invited Presenter, University of Connecticut, Caribbean Symposium,“ Afro-Caribbean Panamanian Internationalism: Activist Movements in a Cold War World,” Hartford, May 2019

Invited Speaker, University of Pittsburgh, History Department, Graduate History Course on “Rethinking the Black Atlantic: Circuits, Spheres and Social Movements,” March 2019

Invited Roundtable Participant, MIT Feminism Unbound Series on “Undoing Empire: Form. Function. Feminism,” February 2018

Conference on Latin American History, “We are Isthmian: Creating Diaspora and Communal Geography in Early Twentieth Century Panama,” Denver, CO, January 2017

New York Latin American History Workshop, “Todo por la patria: Negotiating Empire, Anti-Communism, and Exclusion in Mid Twentieth Century Panama,” December 2015

American Studies Association, Annual Meeting, “Documenting Black Lives and Diasporic Possibilities in Panama,” Toronto, Canada, October 2015

Central American Studies Program-California State University Northridge, Annual Symposium – Migration and Memory, Invited Panelist, “El Sueño Americano/ El Sueño Panameño and the Panama-U.S. Connection,” Northridge, CA, March 2015

Dark Room: Race & Visual Culture Working Group, Second Exposure Symposium, “On White Redemption: Transatlantic Remembrances of Slavery & Freedom in Tula-The Revolt and 12 Years a Slave,” Boston, MA, April 2014

Afro-Latin@ Forum, “Bridging Communities, Reconfiguring Identities: Afro-Latin@ Educators and the New York City Ethno-Racial Landscape,” New York, NY, November 2011