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Diaspora Voices, New Directions: Reflecting on the Caribbean in Toronto

Diaspora Voices, New Directions: Reflecting on the Caribbean in Toronto
100 St. George St., Sidney Smith Hall Room 2098
Time: Apr 5th, 9:00 am End: Apr 5th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Women & Gender Studies (FAS), Urban, Sociology (FAS), Latin American, Indigenous, French and Linguistics (UTSC), French (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Cinema, Caribbean, Canada, African, 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950, 1800-1900
Symposium featuring keynote address by Andrea E. Leland

The programs in Latin American Studies and Caribbean Studies, and New College at the University of Toronto, are pleased to present:

Diaspora Voices, New Directions: Reflecting on the Caribbean in Toronto

A Symposium

Featuring Director Andrea E. Leland

  • Keynote address: Resistance, Rupture, and Repair: The Story of the Caribs of St. Vincent
  • screening of Yurumein (Homeland)

Opening Act by

  • Alejandro Céspedes, percussionist

Highlighted Topics

  • Experiences of Caribbean Migrant Laborers in Canada and the Caribbean
  • Transnational Haiti
  • Indigenous Caribbean peoples

Book display from A Different Booklist

Lunch and refreshments will be served.  This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. For further information, please contact the organizers at diasporavoicestoronto@gmail.com

 


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