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From the Islands to Eastern Parkway: A Transnational History of Carnival with Ray Allen

6:30pm – 8:00pm
24 September 2019 (Tuesday)
Skylight Room (9th Floor) The Graduate Center, CUNY

 
From the Islands to Eastern Parkway: A Transnational History of Carnival
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019
  • 6:30 PM 8:00 PM
  • Skylight Room (9th Floor), The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10016 United States
Ray Allen of Brooklyn College talks about his new book, Jump Up!, the first lengthy study of calypso and steelband music in the African diaspora, the first documented history of Brooklyn’s soca music industry, and the first thorough account of the borough’s Carnival J’ouvert celebration. Q&A follows with Harvey R. Neptune, author of Caliban and the Yankees: Trinidad and the United States Occupation.

 


Presented with the CUNY Graduate Center’s Advanced Research Collaborative and  
The Institute for the African Diaspora in the Americas & Caribbean.

Ray Allen (Brooklyn College) talks about his new book, Jump Up!, the first lengthy study of calypso and steelband music in the African diaspora, the first documented history of Brooklyn’s soca music industry, and the first thorough account of the borough’s Carnival J’ouvert celebration.

Q&A follows with Harvey R. Neptune, author of Caliban and the Yankees: Trinidad and the United States Occupation.

This event is presented with the Graduate Center’s Institute for the African Diaspora in the Americas and Caribbean (IRADAC).

Above text adapted from email.

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