Co-sponsored by the Centre for Feminist Research:
Announcement of Upcoming Workshop:
Decolonization, Social Movements and Performance in the Caribbean and Canada 1968-1988
October 24-26, 2019
In response to increased inequality, dispossession and violence, scholars, artists, students and community members from the Caribbean and North America discuss decolonization between 1968-88 through the lens of performance and ask what this period’s repertoire of knowledge has to offer decolonial visions and struggles in the present.
Hands-on Performance Workshops with Diane Roberts, Anique Jordan and Camille Turner
October 24, 10:00-16:30.
Opening Reception and book launch of The Coup Clock Clicks by Brian Meeks and featuring readings by Carole Lawes, Lillian Allen, Canisia Lubrin and more
October 24, 18:30-21:30, A Different Booklist, 779 Bathurst St.
Keynote by Erna Brodber, Jamaican writer and activist “After the Looking Glass”
October 25, 18:30-20:00, Jackman Humanities Building, University of Toronto, 170 St. George St. Room 100
Panels and Roundtables (Program Available)
October 25-26, 09:00-17:00, 205 Founders College, York University
**All Events Are Free and Open to the Public**
Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora, York University; Deans, Faculty of Environmental Studies and Education, York University; Chair, Department of Humanities, York University; CERLAC, York University; CFR, York University; African and African Diaspora Knowledge Initiative Project, Brown University; Humanities Research Institute, Brock University; Women and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto, Reclaiming Justice: Memory and Memorialization of Violence.
For More Information Contact:
Heather Evans (Coordinator) firstname.lastname@example.org
B. Anthony Bogues, Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice, Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, Brown University. email@example.com
Ronald Cummings, Associate Professor, English, Language and Literature, Brock University. firstname.lastname@example.org
Honor Ford-Smith, Associate Professor, Cultural and Artistic Practices for Social and Environmental Justice, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University email@example.com