“White Women, Brothel Sex, and Racial Boundaries in Colonial Dakar, 1914-1946"
Caroline Séquin, Lafayette College
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Caroline Séquin is an assistant professor of Modern European History at Lafayette College (Easton, PA). She completed her PhD in Modern European History at the University of Chicago. She has published in French and in English in Clio. Femmes, Genre, Histoire as well as in The Journal of Women’s History, among other venues. She is currently at work on her first book, which explores how the management of commercial sex served to covertly police racial relations and uphold white dominance in France and colonial Senegal in the century following the abolition of slavery. Her work has been supported by the Western Society for French History, the French Colonial Historical Society, and the Society for French Historical Studies.