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Carifesta Redux: A Conversation Among Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars

Feel free to attend all or part of this special symposium, which is hosted by Natalie Léger and Khalilah Imani Tyre, Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT). Join the conversation concerning Carifesta's 1976 landmark discussion of history in the Caribbean literary imaginary with Caribbean women writers and scholars, who will address how contemporary Caribbean writers and thinkers, female in particular, have continued to "quarrel with the past" but moved forward now to critically contend with colonialism's afterlife in the region. Featured writers include: the award winning Dominican-American novelist, Angie Cruz, and the critically-acclaimed Tobagonian poet, playwright and novelist, M. NourbeSe Philip.

4:30 pm- Opening Remarks by Natalie M. Léger

4:45 pm- Panel: Faith Smith, Donette Francis, and Leah Rosenberg

5:45 pm- Break

6:00pm- Cruz and Philip

7:00pm- Reception, featuring Caribbean delicacies

(*The reception will be held at CHAT, 48 Professors Row in Medford).

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I have a conflict. Enjoy and let us know how it went!

    1 · April 9, 2013

  • Khalilah

    Hi Ladies! Let's meet-up at the reception to introduce ourselves and discuss the event. There will also be an opportunity for you to meet the speakers. I look forward to seeing you tomorrow.

    April 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey Ladies,

    Wish I could attend - but I'm committed to a 9-5 job. Hope you have a good and productive time at the event - Deanna

    1 · March 20, 2013

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