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Panel: Archival Voices from the Caribbean

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+0

PANEL: Archival Voices from the Caribbean

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://simmons.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0tdOGsrTovHdGP0gOZ35ckqrf2i-WXjUEr

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Speakers:

  • Stanley H. Griffin: co-convenor, University of the West Indies (Jamaica)
  • Jeannette A. Bastian: co-convenor, Simmons University/UWI (Jamaica)
  • Sparkle N. Ferreira – University of the West Indies (Trinidad)
  • Sandra O. Stubbs – University of the West Indies (Jamaica)
  • Janelle A. Duke – University of the West Indies (Trinidad)
  • Norman Malcolm- University of the West Indies (Jamaica)

Abstract:

The four panelists, all students in the recently initiated MPhil/Ph.D. program in the Department of Library and Information Studies at the University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica), will give works-in-progress presentations from their ongoing dissertations. Their topics, centered around a variety of Caribbean expressions of memory, space and identity, include: “The role of records and the formation of a national identity in Trinidad”; “Twitter as documenter of Jamaican memory and social resistance”; “Caribbean library and archival spaces in the 21st. century”; and “Documenting the shared heritage and memory of the colonial sugar industry in Trinidad”.

Will this session be recorded for the AERI2021 Youtube channel? Yes

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm UTC+0
Event Category: