CFR Co-Sponsored: Decolonization, Social Movements and Performance in the Caribbean and Canada 1968-1988 workshop

October 24, 2019 – October 26, 2019 all-day
York University
4700 Keele St
Heather Evans

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

York University

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**

Sponsored by:

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)

Organized by:

B. Anthony Bogues, Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice, Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, Brown University.

Ronald Cummings, Associate Professor, English, Language and Literature, Brock University.

Honor Ford-Smith, Associate Professor, Cultural and Artistic Practices for Social and Environmental Justice, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University