Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

An Interdisciplinary Research Seminar on the Caribbean and its Diasporas, in association with the Society for Caribbean Studies



Lara Putnam (History, University of Pittsburgh): “Citizenship at the Edge of Empire: The (Caribbean) Colonial Context of Arendt and Marshall, 1924-1948"

Kate Houlden (English, University of Surrey): “The Plantation and the Popular: Edgar Mittelholzer's Kaywana Trilogy”

Parvathi Kumaraswami (Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies, University of Manchester): “Testimonial Culture and the Cuban Revolution: Its Function in Social Construction and Integration”

Kristy Warren (Sociology, University of Warwick): “Bermuda Today”

Registration is free, but please let us know in advance if you would like to attend, as places will be limited. A reservation for dinner at a local restaurant will be made for 6:30 p.m., so please indicate if you would like to come to dinner. To register, contact Natalie Zacek natalie.a.zacek@manchester.ac.uk

A few bursaries are available to cover travel costs within the U.K. for postgraduate students attending this event. To apply, please contact Henrice Altink henrice.altink@york.ac.uk stating your topic, university, and the name and address of your supervisor.

Travel directions to the University of Manchester can be found here: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/travel/ .

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