Critical Intersectionality Mini-Conference
The symposium, hosted by the Center for the Education of Women, includes presentations by local and national advocacy experts who have taken varied approaches to advocacy in ways that best leverage their current context (power, privilege, and identity).
Featuring Lola Von Miramar and performance of a new piece developed during the symposium “Carnivale”.
Featuring Silvia Pedraza “Sugar: Before and After the Revolution in Cuba”, Mbala Nkanga “Performative Reading of Aime Cesaire Writing”, and performance of a new piece developed during the symposium “Revolutions”.
Featuring “Why Speak Your Language” Multi-Lingual Poetry Jam, and performance by Awilda Rodriguez Lora "La Mujer Maravilla: INDIA$ deluxe edition."
Panel Discussion - Caribbean Identities and Languages / Conjuring the Caribbean: How Sweet It Is Symposium
Featuring a film screening of Sugar Cane Alley led by Mbala Nkanga and a performance by Nadine George of “Annie Palmer”
Panel Discussion + Lecture / Conjuring the Caribbean: How Sweet It Is Symposium
Symposium # Performance # Installation
December 7 to December 11, 2015
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Join artists, scholars, and students in a five day exploration of Caribbean tourism, histories and gender identities. The symposiums calls for an interdisciplinary response to shifting imaginations about the power and potential of Caribbean studies viewed through the lens of a sugar-saturated past.
Daylong conference examining diverse research perspectives on clinical indications of child abuse.