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CAS Gallery at Wesley House

1210 Stanford Dr.

University of Miami


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Podcasts

Panel I: Gender, Sexuality, and Performance in Caribbean Popular Fiction

 

  • Chair:Sheri-Marie Harrison, University of Missouri
    “Performing Masculinities in Jamaican Popular Culture” Michael Bucknor, University of the West Indies - Mona, Jamaica
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  • “Making Jamaican Love:  Readers’ ‘Romantic’ Constructions of Self and Home in Colin Channer’s Waiting in Vain” Rhonda Frederick, Boston College
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    “What’s Left to Imagine? Negotiating Sexual Citizenship in the Caribbean Antiromance” Donette Francis, State University New York - Binghamton
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    Q & A
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Keynote Address

  • Chair: Anthony Bogues, Harmon Family Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University
    George Lamming, Visiting Professor and Writer-in-Residence, Brown University
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Panel II: Representing Tragedy and Humor in Caribbean Literature

 

  • Chair: Jessica Damian, Georgia Gwinnett College
    “Interrogating Caribbean Discourses of Trauma,” Paula Morgan, University of the West Indies - St. Augustine, Trinidad
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  • “Medusa’s Laugh:  Carnivalesque Comedy and the Caribbean Grotesque,” Supriya Nair, Tulane University
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    Q & A
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Panel III: Caribbean Pasts and Futures: Re-reading Lamming and Walcott

 


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