Thursday, 12 April 2012

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

All welcome to the next Caribbean Research Seminar in the North - please contact Jenny Terry to register or with queries:

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

Friday 1st June 2012
University of Durham
Cosin's Hall, The Institute of Advanced Study


1.00 pm Registration and Lunch

2.00 pm Prof Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert (Vassar College) Beyond the Landscape: Conceptualizing Environmental Art in the Caribbean

3.00 pm Dr Malachi McIntosh (University of Warwick) Those Tigers from Islands Who Hear Thunder in the Sun: The Existential Ontology of Selvon's Trinidad Novels

3.45 pm Tea / Coffee

4.15 pm Dr Kerstin Oloff (Durham University) Crossdressed Women in Recent Caribbean Fiction

5.00 pm Prof Alison Donnell (University of Reading) Caribbeanising the Queer: Sexual Turbulence in the Literary

Registration is free but please let us know in advance if you would like to attend (places will be limited). A reservation for dinner at a local restaurant will be made for 6.30 pm so please also indicate if you would like to come along to eat. To register contact Jenny Terry

A few bursaries are available to cover the costs of travel within the UK for postgraduate students attending this event. To apply, please email Henrice Altink stating your topic, university and the name and address of your supervisor.

Travel directions: The venue is on Palace Green, close to the Cathedral, and is marked (21) on the university's map of the city:

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