Workshop: Decolonization, Social Movements and Performance in the Caribbean and Canada 1968-1988
In response to increased inequality, dispossession and violence, scholars, artists, students, and community members from the Caribbean and North America discuss decolonization between 1968 and 1988 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 with Diane Roberts and Camille Turner, Oct. 24, 1 to 6 p.m.
Opening Reception and book launch of The Coup Clock Clicks by Brian Meeks, featuring readings by Carol Lawes, Lillian Allen, Canisia Lubrin, Oonya Kempadoo and more, Oct. 24, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., A Different Booklist, 779 Bathurst St.
Keynote by Erna Brodber, Jamaican novelist and activist, “After the Looking Glass: Blackspace and Emancipation,” Oct. 25, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Jackman Humanities Building, University of Toronto, 170 St. George St., Room 100.
Panels and Roundtables (Program Available)
Oct. 25 to 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 305 Founders College, York University
**All Events Are Free and Open to the Public**
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; Graduate Program in Theatre and Performance Studies; Reclaiming Justice: Memory and Memorialization of Violence.
B. Anthony Bogues, director of the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice, Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, Brown University,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ronald Cummings, associate professor, English, language and literature, Brock University,email@example.com.
Honor Ford-Smith, associate professor, cultural and artistic practices for social and environmental justice, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University,firstname.lastname@example.org.