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- University of California, Riverside
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- Early America, (North) America South, Native American History, War, Gender, Spanish Borderlabds
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- About Me
Alejandra Dubcovsky is an associate professor of history at the University of California, Riverside. She is also the inaugural fellow in the Program for the Advancement of the Humanities, a partnership of The Huntington and UC Riverside that aims to support the future of the humanities. Her latest book, Informed Power: Communication in the Early American South (2016), won the 2016 Michael V. R. Thomason Book Award from the Gulf South Historical Association.
Her current work focuses on Queen Anne’s War, Gender, and the American South.
Her latest articles include, “Writing Timucua: Recovering and Interrogating Indigenous Authorship,” co-written with Aaron Broadwell for Early American Studies (2017), “When Archaeology and History Meet: Shipwrecks, Indians, and the Contours of the Early-Eighteenth-Century South,” in the Journal of Southern History (2018), and ” Defying Indian Slavery: Apalachee Voices and Spanish Sources in the Eighteenth-Century Southeast,” in the The William and Mary Quarterly (2018). In 2018, she received a Mellon Advancing Intercultural Studies Grant and a UC Riverside-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Faculty Exchange Grant.
- Recent Publications
- Informed Power, Communication in the Early America South, Harvard University Press, 2016
Articles and Book Chapters (2016-2018)
- “Defying Indian Slavery: Apalachee Voices and Spanish Sources in the Eighteenth-Century Southeast,” The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol 75, no. 2 (2018): 109-136.
- “When Archaeology and History Meet: Shipwrecks, Indians, and the Contours of the Early-Eighteenth-Century South,” Journal of Southern History. Vol 84, No. 1 (2018): 39-68.
- “‘The confines and boundaries of the land,’ The struggle for Fort King George, 1721-1725,” in European Empires in the American South, ed. By Joseph P. Ward (University of Mississippi Press, 2017), 37-56.
- “Communication in Colonial North America,” History Compass. August (2017).
- “Writing Timucua: Recovering and Interrogating Indigenous Authorship,” co-written with Aaron Broadwell, Early American Studies, Vol 15. Issue 3, 409-441, 2017.
- ““All of Us Will Have to Pay for These Activities:” Colonial and Native Narratives of the 1704 Attack on Ayubale,” Native South, Vol. 10, 1-18, 2017.
- Fresh Takes: Reflections on the Declaration of Independence. Declaration Resource Project Ebook, Harvard University, 2017.
- Media Coverage
- Country Focus
- United States
- Expertise by Geography
- Latin America, North America
- Expertise by Chronology
- Pre-17th century, 17th century, 18th century
- Expertise by Topic
- American Founding Era, Colonialism, Diplomacy, Family, Gender, Law, Military, Race, Sexuality, Sexual Violence, Slavery, Women