Events 2013 - 14
Thursday 8 May, Papillote Press & Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies present
'Love for an Island', a one-day symposium and UK book launch of The Collected Poems of Phyllis Shand Allfrey, edited by Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert
Tuesday 20 May
Julia Gaffield (Georgia State University/Humanities Research Centre Transatlantic Fellow),
'International Indecision after the Haitian Declaration of Independence'
Thursday 26 June
Matthew Bishop (University of the West Indies/YPCCS Visiting Fellow)
‘International Political Economy and Caribbean Thought’ (joint event with PAIS)
Tuesday 4 February, Karen Salt (University of Aberdeen),
'All Hail the Queen: The Branding of Haiti in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World'
Tuesday 11 March, Philip Kaisary (Law/YPCCS),
'The Haitian Revolution in the Literary Imagination: Radical Horizons, Conservative Constraints'.
Respondent: Charles Forsdick (University of Liverpool).
Tuesday 29th October, Professor Silvio Torres-Saillant, Syracuse University
Annual Walter Rodney lecture
“The Advent of Blackness:The Caribbean and the Birth of Racial Modernity.”
Tuesday 12th November,
Pauline Melville, In conversation and reading from her work
Tuesday 3 December, by Chris Campbell (YPCCS),