Tuesday 26th April, Dr Aaron Kamugisha ( University of the West Indies)
‘Caribbean Racial States: Creolisation and Racism in the Anglophone Caribbean’
Wednesday 27th April
Dr Aaron Kamugisha ( University of the West Indies)
‘Caribbean Cultural and Political Thought: A Workshop’
Tuesday 3rd May, Dr Dominique Rogers, (Université des Antilles)
‘Free people of colour in the French Caribbean during the early modern period: old and new perspectives’
Tuesday 2nd February, Dr Parvati Kumaraswani ( University of Reading)
'Beyond Havana: Literary Culture in the periphery of the periphery'
Tuesday, 1st March, Dr Jean Pierre Le Glaunec ( University of Sherbrooke)
‘Vertières, Haiti, November 18 1803: History and Memory of a Non-Event’
Annual Walter Rodney Lecture
Tuesday 27th October, 2015 Professor Vincent Brown, Harvard University:
Designing Histories of Slavery in the Database Age.
Tuesday 17th November: Professor Manuel Covo, University of Warwick
The Entrepôt of Atlantic Revolutions: Saint-Domingue, the United States and Commercial Republicanism
Friday, 27th November:
'Inimitable Painting': The Work of Stanley Greaves and Wilson Harris
– a one day symposium inspired by Greaves’ new series of paintings, Dialogue with Wilson Harris, featuring talks by Gemma Robinson and Leon Wainwright. For more details, contact Mike Niblett, M.Niblett@warwick.ac.uk
Tuesday, 1st December: Professor Patricia Stuelke (Dartmouth):
Acoustic Adjustments: The Noriega Playlist and the Neoliberal Makeover of Panama
Tuesday 8th December: Professor Gad Heuman, Emeritus Professor, University of Warwick.
Gender and Protest at Morant Bay and in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean
18 October - Perry Gauci (Oxford University) presented a paper on ‘An Empire of Liberty: the Spanish Town Affair 1754-8’. This seminar was jointly hosted with the 18th Century Centre.
25 October - Lawrence Scott was in conversation and reading from his new novel, Light Falling on Bamboo.
30 October - this year's Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture was given by Professor Paget Henry (Brown University) on 'C. L. R. James, Walter Rodney and the Public Self of Caribbean Insurrectionary Politics'.
22 November - Thomas Glave gave a talk, 'Scenes from a Jamaican Childhood'. This event was jointly hosted with Hispanic Studies.
4 December - Colin Babb talked about his latest book, They Gave the Crowd Plenty Fun: West Indian Cricket and its Relationship with the British-resident Caribbean Diaspora.
5 February - Mike Niblett (YPPCS Postdoctoral Fellow) presented a paper on ‘Oil on Sugar: Commodity Frontiers and Peripheral Aesthetics’.
5 March - Selwyn Cudjoe (Wellesley College) presented a paper on ‘Ignorant Negroes, Tyrannical Masters: William H. Burnley and the Caribbean
30 April - Cassandra Pybus (Sydney/KCL) visited the Centre, where she met with staff and students.
3 May - a one-day symposium, 'Islands Unchained: Commodity Frontiers, Food Regimes, and Archipelic Aesthetics', on Caribbean literature and the environment was organised by Mike Niblett and Chris Campbell.
7 May - Angel Quintero Rivera (University of Puerto Rico Río Piedras) presnted a paper on 'Afro Latin American Cultural Studies and Music, Bringing together Social Sciences and Humanities'. This event was jointly hosted with Hispanic Studies.
3-5 May - Society for Caribbean Studies annual conference.