Christopher Lasasso

Christopher Lasasso

Biography

Christopher Lasasso's research focuses on early modern European conceptions of the sea, with a particular focus on English colonial and imperial trade, travel, and expansion throughout the circum-Caribbean in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Their interests lie with all of that which lies submerged, drowned, and seemingly forgotten beneath the eater's surface, as well as the epistemological and ontological consequences that follow the salvaging and dredging up of these histories in order to rectify the terrestrial biases of early modern studies and it's most privileged archives.