Brooklyn College Caribbean Studies Conference

50 to 21: The 50th Anniversary of Caribbean Independence and Its Impacts on 21st Century Students
Caribbean Studies conference
April 17th, 2013
Brooklyn College, CUNY

Student Union Building (SUBO)
Jefferson Williams Rm.
East 27th Street and Campus Road



9:45 – 10:45am
Panel 1: Urban Communities
Panelists: Prof. Jennifer Adams, Prof. Alan Aja,
Prof. Miranda Martinez
Alpha Kappa Delta Symposium Speaker:
Dr. Anton Allahar, Western University, Canada,
former President of the Caribbean Studies Association

11:00am – 12:15pm
Panel 2: Performing Race, Gender, and Identity in Carnival
Panelists: Prof. Dale Byam, Prof. Ray Allen, Prof. Rosamond King
12:30pm –2:05pm
Keynote Address: Jace Clayton (a.k.a. DJ/Rupture)
Lunch provided in the Bedford Room, SUBO

2:15pm – 3:30pm
Panel 3: Authors meet Critic
Hispanic Caribbean Literature of Migration
Narratives of Displacement: Prof. Vanessa Perez Rosario
and Laura Lomas
Critics: Prof. Regine Latortue

3:40pm – 4:55pm
Panel 4: Texting the Diaspora
Panelists: Prof. Jason Frydman, Prof. Maria Scharron del Rio,
Prof. James Davis

For more information, see the attached flyer (PDF)



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