2021 - 22 online events
Tuesday 26th October
The annual Walter Rodney lecture “The Responsibilities of Caribbean Intellectuals” by Professor Aaron Kamugisha, University of the West Indies.
Tuesday 23rd November
Dr Michael Mitchell
The Dream of Paradise Produces Monsters: Fictional Responses to the Jonestown Tragedy of 1978 - Paul Theroux's The Mosquito Coast (1981), Fred D'Aguiar's Children of Paradise (2014) and Wilson Harris's Jonestown (1996).
Wednesday 24 November
Department of History Research Seminar (Online)
Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford): ‘Republican fraternity in action: Toussaint Louverture and the Saint-Domingue revolution’
Sunday 20th February
Dr. Yesu Persaud of Guyana: A creative, humble and wealthy philanthropist
A public meeting held on Zoom
Tuesday 1st March
"Enduring Inoculation: Smallpox Inoculation and Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century Caribbean."
By Dr Elise A. Mitchell, a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History at Princeton University.
6 May - Sat 7 May
Online conference “Caribbean poetics: voices, aesthetics, imaginaries”
Organised by Orane ONYEKPE-TOUZET (University of Warwick/Sorbonne Université) and Rocío MUNGUIA AGUILAR (Université de Strasbourg)
Tuesday 24th May
The Annual Ameena Gafoor lecture: JANET JAGAN : FREEDOM FIGHTER OF GUYANA
by Patricia Mohammed, Professor Emeritus, Gender & Cultural Studies, University of West Indies
Thursday 26th May
School of Modern Languages and Cultures: a Postgraduate Symposium
Peripheries and Questions of Power
2019 - 20
Wednesday 23 October,
David Nicholls Memorial Trust annual public lecture
By Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins (YPCCS and Global Sustainable Development, University of Warwick)
An external event at Regent’s Park College, Oxford.
Tuesday 29 October
Walter Rodney Memorial Lecture
Dr Patricia Rodney (CEO, The Walter Rodney Foundation)
Living with a Legacy: My Journey with Walter Rodney
Included a book launch of the 50th anniversary edition of Groundings with My Brothers.
Tuesday 19 November
Dr Claire Westall (University of York)
‘Style as Substance’: C. L. R. James, Earl Lovelace and Cricket’s Creative Freedom’ [TBC]
Thursday 28 November
Dr Ed Holberton (University of Bristol),
Literature in early eighteenth-century Barbados
Jointly organised with the Early Modern and Eighteenth Century Centre.