Thursday, November 15, 2007

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North, University of Central Lancashire, January 18, 2008.

An Interdisciplinary Research Seminar on the Caribbean and its Diaspora, in association with the Society for Caribbean Studies. Funded by the Joint Initiative for the Study of Latin America and the Caribbean ( 12.30 Registration and Lunch 1.30 Introductions and Announcements 1.45 Peter Hulme (University of Essex) Oriental Encounters: Cuba andits Visitors 2.30 Gillian Forrester (Yale University) Art & Emancipation inJamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario And His Worlds 3.15 Tea and Coffee Break 3.30 Lee Jenkins (University College, Cork) "NewWorld/NewWord style":Kamau Brathwaite and the sycorax video-style 4.15 Tea and Coffee Break 4.30 Godfried Donkor (Artist, Ghana/London) A Retrospective Virtual Exhibition of Black Atlantic Images - including Revisioning the SableVenus (1793) with the Birth of Venus (2005) 5.30 Seminar Closes and Dinner (optional) For further information, to book a place at the seminar and for dinner at a local restaurant, please contact: Dr. Alan J. Rice National Teaching Fellow Reader in American Cultural Studies Dept. of Humanities University of Central Lancashire PrestonPR1 2HE Direct line: 01772 893024 Department: 01772 893020 Registration (including lunch) is free. A limited number of bursaries to cover the costs of travel within the UK are available for postgraduate students attending this event. To apply, please email Diana Paton ( stating your topic and giving the name and email address of your supervisor.

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