School of History, Classics & Archaeology

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Dr Cassia Roth

PhD

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Publications

Book Manuscript in Progress

A Miscarriage of Justice: Reproduction, Medicine, and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Brazil, under review with Stanford University Press.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Policing Pregnancy: Poverty, Reproduction, and the Law in Early Twentieth-Century Rio de Janeiro.” Journal of Women’s History 27, no. 4: 85-108.

From Free Womb to Criminalized Woman: Fertility Control in Brazilian Slavery and Freedom.Slavery & Abolition 38, no. 2 (2017): 269-286.

Translations

“An Alleged Infanticide Case.” In The Rio de Janeiro Reader, eds. Daryle Williams and Amy Chazkel. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015. Pp. 158-62.

Dictionary Entries

“Fonseca, Luís Anselmo da.” In Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, eds. Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Franklin W. Knight. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

“Soares de Meirelles, Joaquim Candido.” In Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, eds. Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Franklin W. Knight. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Book Reviews

Review of Okezi T. Otovo, Progressive Mothers, Better Babies: Race, Public Health, and the State in Brazil.Hispanic American Historical Review 97, no. 3 (2017): 555-556.