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Subject:

FW: CONFERENCE: (Re)thinking Caribbean Culture

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Roiyah Saltus-Blackwood <[log in to unmask]>

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A discussion and information mailing list for the RSLP funded CASBAH projec <[log in to unmask]>

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Thu, 8 Feb 2001 09:15:12 -0000

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Colleen Vasconcellos [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2001 7:29 PM
> To:   [log in to unmask]
> Subject:      Re: CONFERENCE: (Re)thinking Caribbean Culture
>
> On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, Downes, Dr. Aviston D. wrote:
>
> > > Please find below information on the conference (Re)Thinking Caribbean
> > > Culture scheduled to be held June 4 - 8, 2001.  Please note that, in
> > > response to numerous requests, we have decided to extend the deadline
> > > for the submission of abstracts to February 28, 2001.  This, however,
> > > is very likely to be the last such extension.
> > >
> > > In our next update, we will reveal the keynote speakers who have
> > > agreed to come and provide
> > > further details on the conference programme.
> > >
> > >
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >
> > >                    (RE)THINKING CARIBBEAN CULTURE
> > >                            June 4 - 8, 2001
> > >
> > > Theme
> > > This conference is an international and interdisciplinary one that
> > > will attempt to both specify
> > > and assess the dominant ways in which Caribbean culture in its various
> > > manifestations has
> > > historically been conceptualised.  Given that much research on the
> > > Caribbean has been largely
> > > empirical in thrust, we are of the view that a conference devoted to
> > > the precise theoretical /
> > > philosophical frameworks which inform the study of particular aspects
> > > of Caribbean culture is
> > > both timely and necessary.  The old adage that the answers one gets
> > > depends on the nature of
> > > the questions posed is one that has arguably not been sufficiently
> > > explored in the region up to
> > > now.  The overriding question motivating this conference is,
> > > accordingly, the following: how
> > > can we effectively make use in both our research and teaching of
> > > concepts such as =91race=92 or
> > > =91gender=92 or =91class=92 or =91diaspora=92 or =91nation-state=92 or
> =
> =91realism=92 or
> > > the ubiquitous =91identity,=92 to
> > > cite just a few examples, if we are not clear in our own minds what
> > > exactly these mean for us
> > > in this field?  Equally importantly, therefore, where particular
> > > orthodoxies may arguably have
> > > become enshrined or even stale or disproved, this conference will also
> > > seek to explore
> > > alternative perspectives from which Caribbean culture might or ought
> > > to be rethought.
> > >
> > > Although the emphasis will be on the precise theoretical /
> > > philosophical frameworks which
> > > inform the study of particular aspects of Caribbean culture,
> > > theoretically self-aware
> > > contributions which seek to apply particular concepts (e.g. close
> > > readings of literary or other
> > > texts or discussions of specific historical controversies) are also
> > > welcome.  It should be note,
> > > too, that the ultimate goal of this conference is the production of a
> > > peer-reviewed collection(s)
> > > devoted to the theorisation of Caribbean culture in its various
> > > manifestations which will
> > > assemble the most important contributions.
> > >
> > > Panels
> > > The panels presently envisaged include:
> > > Defining Caribbean cultural identity
> > > Diasporas involved in the making of the Caribbean
> > > Africa and the Caribbean
> > > The Caribbean diaspora
> > > The Caribbean nation-state and nationalism
> > > Gender and misogyny in the Caribbean
> > > Sexuality and homophobia in the Caribbean
> > > Ethnicity, race and racism in the Caribbean;
> > > Defining Caribbean cultural studies
> > > Epistemic shifts in the study of Caribbean culture
> > > Caribbean historiography
> > > Caribbean language issues
> > > African philosophy
> > > Caribbean philosophical perspectives
> > > Afro-Caribbean political philosophy
> > > Education in the Caribbean
> > > Religion in the Caribbean
> > > Anglophone Caribbean literatures
> > > Francophone Caribbean literatures
> > > Hispanic Caribbean literatures
> > > Caribbean literary theory
> > > Caribbean theatre
> > > Caribbean film
> > > Caribbean popular culture I: carnival
> > > Caribbean popular culture II: music
> > > Caribbean sports
> > > We are, of course, open to further suggestions for panels.
> > >
> > > Plenary Sessions
> > > We will be able to announce shortly the names of the scholars who will
> > > deliver keynote
> > > addresses in the following areas:
> > > Caribbean Cultural Identity
> > > Diaspora and Migration
> > > Caribbean Nationalism
> > > Race and Ethnicity in the Caribbean
> > > Gender in the Caribbean
> > > Caribbean Historiography
> > > Creole Linguistics
> > > African Philosophy
> > > Afro-Caribbean Political Philosophy
> > > Caribbean Literature
> > > Caribbean Literary Theory
> > >
> > > Deadlines and Limits:
> > > Abstracts (300-500 words) due: February 28, 2001;
> > > Completed essays due:  April 30, 2001
> > > Participants should note that presentations must not exceed 20 minutes
> > > (5-7 pages single
> > > spaced).
> > >
> > > Dates:   The week of Monday June 4 - Friday June 8, 2001
> > >
> > > Venue:  Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies,
> > > Barbados, West Indies.
> > >
> > > For further information and / or to submit proposals, papers, etc.,
> > > Either E-mail Mrs. Grace Franklin at: [log in to unmask]
> > > Or check out our website at:  http://humanities.uwichill.edu.bb
> > > Or write to Mrs. Franklin c/o The Faculty of Humanities,
> > >
> >=20
> > Dr Aviston Downes
> > Department of History
> > University of the West Indies
> > Cave Hill Campus
> > BARBADOS
> >=20
> > Tel: 246-417-4403
> > E-mail: [log in to unmask]
> >=20
> >=20
> >=20

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