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First Name
Last Name
Day Moore
Hamilton College, History Department
Website URL
African American, African Diaspora, Black Internationalism, Media, Sound, Empire, Race, Jazz, Music, Black Paris/Paris Noir, African Americans in France
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About Me

Celeste Day Moore is a historian whose work focuses on African-American music, media, and black internationalism. She received her doctorate from the University of Chicago and has been a fellow at the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. She is currently Assistant Professor of History at Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. She is completing a manuscript, Soundscapes of Liberation, which traces the history of African-American music in the postwar Francophone world.


Recent Publications

“Ray Charles in Paris: Race, Protest, and the Soundscape of the Algerian War,” American Quarterly 71, no. 2 (June 2019): 449-72

“Every Wide-awake Negro Teacher of French Should Know”: The Pedagogies of Black Internationalism in the Early Twentieth Century,” New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2018), 25-40.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
Africa, France, United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century
Expertise by Topic
Colonialism, Diplomacy, Literary History, Material Culture, Race, Technology