Erna Brodber. ‘After the Looking Glass’
Decolonization, Social Movements and Performance in the Caribbean and Canada 1968-1988; and Reclaiming Justice: Memory and Memorialization of violence invite you to:
“After the Looking Glass: Blackspace and Emancipation” . A public lecture by Erna Brodber
October 25, 2019, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
George Ignatieff Theater, Trinity College, University of Toronto – 8 Hoskin Avenue
Jamaican writer and activist Erna Brodber is a major voice in Caribbean literature whose work addresses the history, memory and identity of the African Diaspora. Her novels includeNothing’s Mat(2014);Louisianna(1997);Myal(1988); andJane and Louisa Will Soon Come Home(1980). She has also created blackspace, a place for performances, ceremonies of remembrance and “groundings” which aim to recovery lost histories and engage what she calls “the unfinished task of emancipation.”
**This Event is Free and Open to the Public**
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