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After the Postcolonial Caribbean: Memory, Imagination, Hope

After the Postcolonial Caribbean: Memory, Imagination, Hope

Thursday, March 23, 2023

2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street or register here to attend the webinar

Reception following the event

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In this event, Brian Meeks will launch his book, "After the Postcolonial Caribbean: Memory, Imagination, Hope" with a panel from Brown University and Smith College. After the launch, there will be a book signing, followed by an open conversation, "Thinking About Caribbean Futures," including  scholars from Brown University, the University of Toronto, Amsterdam University, the University of the West Indies and Smith College.

2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Book Launch
Welcome and Introduction - Noliwe Rooks, Brown University
Greetings from Series Editor Pluto Press Black Critique series - Anthony Bogues, Brown University
Main address - Aaron Kamugisha, Smith College
Comments from the author - Brian Meeks, Brown University

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Book Signing

4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Thinking About Caribbean Futures Conversation
Featuring: Brian Meeks, Patsy Lewis, Aaron Kamugisha, Paget Henry, Alissa Trotz, Daniel Rodriguez, Francio Guadaloupe, and Gabrielle Hosein.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Reception

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