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Decolonization, Performance and Social Movements in the Caribbean and Canada (1968-1988).

Decolonization, Performance and Social Movements in the Caribbean and Canada (1968-1988).
October 24-26, York University, Toronto.
In response to increased inequality, dispossession and violence, scholars,artists, students and community members from the Caribbean and North America discuss decolonization between 1968-88 through the lens of performance and ask what this period’s repertoire of knowledge has to offer decolonial visions and struggles in the present.
Hands-On Performance Workshops withDiane Robertsand Camille TurnerOctober 24, (Diane Roberts) 1:00-3:00 PM, Dance Annex, 527 Bloor W.; (Camille Turner) 3:00-6:00 PM Media Commons Theatre, University of Toronto, Robarts Library 3rd Fl., 130 St. George St.
Opening Receptionand Book Launch ofThe Coup Clock Clicksby Brian Meeks;Featuring Readings byCarol Lawes,Lillian Allen, Canisia Lubrin, Oonya Kempadoo; Music by Amai Kuda et Les BoisOctober 24, 6:30-9:30 PM, A Different Booklist, 779 Bathurst St.
Keynote Lecture: Erna Brodber, Jamaican Writer and Activist”After the Looking Glass”October 25, 6:30-8:00 PM, George Ignatieff Theater, Trinity College, University of Toronto, 6 Hoskin Avenue
Panels and Roundtables (Program Available)
October 25-26, 9:00 AM-5:00 OM, 305 Founders College, York University
**All Events Are Free and Open to the Public**
Sponsored by:
Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community and Diaspora, York University; Deans, Faculty of Environmental Studies and Education, York University; Chair, Department of Humanities, York University; CERLAC, York University; CFR, York University; African and African Diaspora Knowledge Initiative Project, Brown University; Humanities Research Institute, Brock University; Women and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto,Reclaiming Justice: Memory and Memorialization of Violence.
For More Information Contact:
Heather Evans(Coordinator)
Organized by:
Organized by:
B. Anthony Bogues, Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice, Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, Brown University.
Ronald Cummings, Associate Professor, English, Language and Literature, Brock
Honor Ford-Smith, Associate Professor, Cultural and Artistic Practices for Social and Environmental Justice, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University


Oct 24 - 26 2019


6:30 pm - 5:00 pm


York University
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