Marcelo Borges


Chains of Gold: Portuguese Migration to Argentina in Transatlantic Perspective. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2009.

Journal issue (guest editor)

Portuguese Studies Review 14, 2 (2006; released 2009). Special Issue: “Portuguese Migrations in Comparison: Historical Patterns and Transnational Communities.”


An Argentine Mosaic: Destino Patagonia, 2009. Co-produced with Susan Rose. Bilingual documentary about the Argentine migration experience, focusing on the oral histories of migrants to the Patagonian town of Comodoro Rivadavia and its oil company towns.


“Migrações portuguesas na Argentina: redes transatlânticas e experiências locais,” in Do Fado ao Tango: Os Portugueses na Região Platina, edited by Helena Carreiras and Andrés Malamud. Lisbon: Editora Mundos Socias, 2010, 15–41. [Portuguese translation of article published in Portuguese Studies Review, 2009.]

“Muitas Américas: padrões de migração transatlântica e escolha do destino no sul de Portugal (séculos XIX e XX),” Ler História 59 (2009): 83–104 [Portuguese translation of article published in Studi Migrazione, 2003.]

“Portugiesische Arbeitswanderer in West-, Mittel- und Nordeuropa seit den 1950er Jahren (Beispiele Frankreich und Deutschland),” [Portuguese ‘Guestworkers’ in Northern, Central, and Western Europe since the 1950s]in Enzyklopädie Migration in Europa: vom 17. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart, eds. Klaus Bade, Pieter Emmer, Leo Lucassen, and Jochen Otlmer. Paderborn: Schöningh; Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2007, 891–6. (Forthcoming in English.)

“Portuguese Migrations in Argentina: Transatlantic Networks and Local Experiences,” Portuguese Studies Review 14, 2 (2006; released 2009): 87–123.

“Migrations in Latin America: A Crosscultural Perspective,” in “Review Symposium: Cultures in Contact,” International Review of  Social History,  49 (2004): 483–88.

Mariana Past


“Articulating Haitian Conflicts in a New York City Basement: the Global Stakes of Frankétienne’s Pèlin-tèt,” forthcoming in The Global South, Special Issue on the Caribbean, Fall 2010.

Critical review of A Rain of Words: A Bilingual Anthology of Women’s Poetry in Francophone Africa, Ed. Irene Assiba d’Almeida, for Symposium, Syracuse University (December 2010).

“Pen as sword: Combating the historical record in Fignolé’s Moi, Toussaint Louverture, avec la plume complice de l’auteur,” forthcoming in the Journal of Haitian Studies (2010).

“Re-centering, and de-centering, Haiti: Depestre’s Hadriana dans tous mes rêves,” forthcoming in Del Caribe (2010).

Critical review of Tree of Liberty: Cultural Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, Ed. Doris Garraway, for Nouvelles études francophones 24.1 (2009).

Article on Haitian history, including Toussaint Louverture, for A Historical Companion to

Postcolonial Literatures: Continental Europe and its Empires, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008.
Recent papers presented:

“Diasporic Haitians as Agents of Change: the Global Stakes of Franketyèn’s Pèlin-tèt.”  Brown University, 22nd Annual Haitian Studies Association Conference, November 12, 2010.

“Kreyòl Literature in Haiti and Beyond.” Atlantic World Research Network conference at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, October 7, 2010.

« What’s in a name?  Reading transformative farce in Césaire’s La Tragédie du roi Christophe and Najman’s « Royal bonbon » ».  American Comparative Literature Association.  New Orleans, LA. April 2, 2010.

“Problematic Cartographies: Hispaniola, history and race in the work of Aída Cartagena Portalatín.”  Invited lecturer at Duke University, Department of Romance Studies. April 3, 2009

J. Mark Ruhl

“Honduras: Fragile Democracy,” in Howard J. Wiarda and Harvey F. Kline (eds.) Latin American Politics and Development, 8th Edition (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2014), 417-428. 
“Demilitarization after Central American Civil Wars,” in Peter N. Sterns (ed.) Demilitarization in Contemporary World History (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2013), 216-245.  Co-author with Philip J. Williams, University of Florida.
“Post-Coup Honduras: The Limits of Stabilization.” Security and Defense Studies Review 13 (2012), 33-47.
“Political Corruption in Central America: Assessment and Explanation.” Latin American Politics and Society 53, no.1 (Spring 2011), 33-58.
“Guatemala: A Failing State?” Western Hemisphere Security Analysis Center (WHEMSAC) , Florida International University/ U.S. Army Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) (July 2011), 29 pp.
“Honduras Unravels.” Journal of Democracy 21, no. 2 (April 2010), pp. 93-107.