Thu, 23 Mar 2023, 14:00 - 19:00 (EDT)
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street, RI 02912, US
A discussion of 'After the Postcolonial Caribbean: Memory, Imagination, Hope', with the author, Brian Meeks, and a panel of speakers from Brown University and Smith College.
Join Brian Meeks and other leading lights in the world of Carribean studies for a conversation about After the Postcolonial Caribbean: Memory, Imagination, Hope.
The discussion will be followed by a book signing and an open conversation, Thinking About Caribbean Futures, which includes scholars from Brown University, the University of Toronto, Amsterdam University, the University of the West Indies and Smith College.
2:00 – 3:30 p.m:
Welcome and Introduction – Noliwe Rooks from Brown University.
Greetings from the Series Editor of Pluto Press’ Black Critique series, Anthony Bogues from Brown University.
Main address – Aaron Kamugisha from Smith College.
Comments from the author – Brian Meeks, Brown University.
Followed by book signing with the author.
4:00 – 6:00 p.m:
Thinking About Caribbean Futures conversation.
Featuring: Brian Meeks, Patsy Lewis, Aaron Kamugisha, Paget Henry, Alissa Trotz, Daniel Rodriguez, Francio Guadaloupe, and Gabrielle Hosein.
6:00 – 7:00 p.m:
You can attend the event in person or online. Click the link below to register.
Examines the history, and possible futures, of radical politics in the postcolonial Caribbean