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Conference Updates

2018 CSA Conference

2018 CSA Conference Program – First Draft

Dear CSA members:

Here you are, the first version of the 43rd Program Conference in Havana. We appreciate your review. please the data that may be missing or have error, communicate it by email to program.chair@caribbeanstudiesassociation.org

BEFORE FRIDAY, APRIL 27. AFTER THAT DATE, MODIFICATIONS CAN NOT BE ATTENDED. THE DOCUMENT GOES TO THE PRINT. Many Thanks.

Estimados miembros de AEC:

A continuación, la primera versión del Programa de la 43ra. Conferencia en La Habana. Agradecemos su revisión. por favor los datos que puedan faltar o tengan error, comunicarlo por correo electrónico a program.chair@caribbeanstudiesassociation.org

ANTES DEL VIERNES 27 DE ABRIL. DESPUES DE ESA FECHA NO SE PODRAN ATENDER MODIFICACIONES.EL DOCUMENTO VA A LA IMPRENTA. Muchas gracias

Chers membres de l’AEC,

Ensuite, la première version du 43ème programme. Conférence à La Havane. Nous apprécions votre révision. s’il vous plaît les données qui peuvent être manquantes ou ont des erreur, communiquez-le par courriel à program.chair@caribbeanstudiesassociation.org

AVANT LE VENDREDI 27 AVRIL APRES CETTE DATE, LES MODIFICATIONS NE PEUVENT PAS ETRE ASSISTÉES. LE DOCUMENT VA Á L´IMPRIMERIE. Merci beaucoup.

The panels should be as follows. Example

Los paneles deben quedar del siguiente modo. Ejemplo

Les panneaux devraient être comme suit. Exemple

 

Which traduction for the Caribbean? Literature, foreign languages and decolonization of the mind

Chair: Laura Ruiz Montes, Escritora y traductora

Descolonizar y enseñar el Caribe a través de la traducción literaria

Katharine H. West, Universidad de los Andes

Bilingüismo Inglés, Estudiantes Indígenas, Universidades Colombianas

Nina Grahek Kriznar, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

The problems of translating Caribbean literature into Slovene

Martha Luisa Corbett-Baugh, Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Jamaica

Foreign Languages Teaching-Jamaica: 2001-2017. Plural, Diverse, Better

Stéphane Douailler, Université Paris 8

Universels et fragments. Le paradigme de la traduction

 

Workshop, Example, ejemplo exemple:

There is no future without a past: critical gaps in Caribbean Education

Facilitator: Isabel Dennis, Institute of Caribbean Studies, Jamaica

 

Plenarys, Plenarias, Example, Ejemplo, exemple:

José Martí: del Caribe, de América, del orbe

Chair: Pedro Pablo Rodríguez, Centro de Estudios Martianos

Armando García de la Torre, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Martí y el Gran Caribe

María Caridad Pacheco, Centro de Estudios Martianos

El primer viaje de Martí a República Dominicana, consideraciones estratégicas y gestiones políticas del Delegado

David Leyva González, Centro de Estudios Martianos

El cuadro de Menocal admirado por Martí, una mirada al Caribe desde la crítica de arte

José Antonio Bedia Pulido, Centro de Estudios Martianos

Identidad y trascendencia del antillanismo de José Martí

Marlene Vázquez Pérez, Centro de Estudios Martianos

Las Escenas norteamericanas de José Martí y su alerta a las “islas dolorosas del mar”

 

  


 

 

43.era Conferencia Anual de la Asociación de Estudios del Caribe (AEC)

Educación, cultura y pensamiento emancipador en el Caribe

La Habana, Cuba, 4 al 8 de junio de 2018

43rd Annual Conference, Caribbean Studies Association (CSA)

Education, Culture and Emancipatory thought in the Caribbean

Havana, Cuba, 4th to 8th of June 2018

43ème Conférence annuelle de l’Association d’Études des Caraïbes (AEC).

Education, culture et pensée émancipatrice dans les Caraïbes.

La Havane, Cuba, du 4 au 8 juin 2018.

 

Hotel Habana Libre Trip

 

Programa / Program/ Programme

 

Sábado-Domingo /Saturday-Sunday/Samedi-Dimanche/, Junio /June/Juin 2-3

Llegada y alojamiento /Arrival and Accommodation / Arrivée et hébergement 

 

Lunes/ Monday/Lundi/. Junio/June/Juin/ 4

 

8:00 a.m. Registro/ Registration/Inscription/

Secretariado /Secretariat/ Secrétariat

 

9:00 a.m. Sesión de apertura/ Opening Plenary/Séance d’ouverture

Salón de Embajadores, Habana Libre

 

10:45 a.m. Receso matutino/ Morning Break /Pause du matin

 

11:00 a.m. Conferencia/Conference/Conférence

Nelson Maldonado Torres

Salón de Embajadores, Habana Libre

 

1:00-6:00 p.m. Feria del libro “El Caribe en ediciones cubanas” / Book Fair “The Caribbean in Cuban editions” /Foire du livre “Les Caraïbes dans les éditions cubaines/

Biblioteca Central de la Universidad de La Habana/ Central Library of the University of Havana/ /Bibliothèque centrale de l’ Université de La Havane

 

Sesiones/ Sessions/Sessions

  • 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

A1- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Mi Deh Ya, Too: Caribbean students navigate bicultural identity

Chair: Nathara Bailey, Columbia University, Graduate Student

Kat Stephens, Columbia University, Graduate Student

Stephanie Bent, University of Maryland, College Park, Graduate Student

Abigail Smith, Pace University

Juontel White, Columbia University, Graduate Student

 

A2- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Which traduction for the Caribbean? Literature, foreign languages and decolonization of the mind

Chair: Laura Ruiz Montes, Escritora y traductora

Descolonizar y enseñar el Caribe a través de la traducción literaria

Katharine H. West, Universidad de los Andes

Bilingüismo Inglés, Estudiantes Indígenas, Universidades Colombianas

Nina Grahek Kriznar, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

The problems of translating Caribbean literature into Slovene

Martha Luisa Corbett-Baugh, Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Jamaica

Foreign Languages Teaching-Jamaica: 2001-2017. Plural, Diverse, Better

Stéphane Douailler, Université Paris 8

Universels et fragments. Le paradigme de la traduction

 

A3- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

A Caribbean Challenge to the Inherited Canon of Arts Education

Chair: Katy Gainham, The University of Trinidad and Tobago, The Academy for the Performing Arts

Edwin Erminy, The University of Trinidad and Tobago, The Academy for the Performing Arts

Kela Francis, The University of Trinidad and Tobago, The Academy of Arts, Letters, Culture and Public Affairs

Calypso Poetics: Teaching Composition

Florence Louis-Edouard, The University of Trinidad and Tobago, International Office and Grant Funding

 

A4- Los espejos. Habana Libre

Sexualities, Narratives and Social Movements

Chair: Tiffany Austin, University of The Bahamas

Raking the Saw: Cadence in the Works of Three Bahamian Writers

Natalia Affonso, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

(Ac)cursed Affections: Lesbian Existence in Here Comes the Sun (2016)

Isabel Carolina Caballero, Tulane University

Masculinity and Migrations in the Works of Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas

Juanita Diaz-Cotto, State University of New York, Binghamton

Organizing & Documenting Latina Lesbians in the U.S. & Latin America

 

A5- Internacional, Habana Libre

2013-16 Short Term Cuba and Canada Study Abroad Programs

Chair: Dwaine Plaza, Oregon State University

Lauren Plaza, Oregon State University

Kathleen Stanley, Oregon State University

 

 

A6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

The Asia-Caribbean relationship

Chair: Helene Zamor, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

The Hmong People in French Guyana

Daniel Erikson, Blue Star Strategies, LLC

China’s Educational Impact in the Caribbean

Ping Su, Sun Yat-sen University

Chinese Caribbean identity and Diaspora in the Fiction of Meiling Jin

Martin Tsang, University of Miami

Afro-Asian Religion in Cuba from Indenture to the Present

 

A7- Primavera, Habana Libre

Silencios en la historia silenciada: mujeres en la Revolución Haitiana

Chair: Susana Martínez Martínez, Universidade de Brasília

Anna Luiza Pessato Pena L. Hyppolite, Universidade de Brasília

Simone Rodrigues Pinto, Universidade de Brasília

 

A8- Salón 250. Universidad de La Habana

Mobility, imagination and integration within the Circum-Caribbean

Chair: Shelene Gomes, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Tivia Collins, University of the West Indies, Institute for Gender and Development Studies

Xenophobic Integration: Understanding Caribbean regionalism through Guyanese migrant women

Camille Huggins, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Return migration of older adults in Trinidad and Tobago

Sabia McCoy-Torres, Tulane University

Queer Diasporic Mobilities

Levi Gahman, University of the West Indies

 

A9- Salón 300. Universidad de La Habana

Workshop

There is no future without a past: critical gaps in Caribbean Education

Facilitator: Isabel Dennis, Institute of Caribbean Studies, Jamaica

 

 

  • 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

AA1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Cuba en el curso y discurso americano

Chair: Anita Waters, Denison University

Representing Cuba in post-Obama U.S. political discourse

James Buckwalter-Arias, Hanover College

¿Qué cosa es la normalización? Reflexiones sobre el deshielo cubano

SophieBrudey, Independent

Les relations partisanes entre la Guadeloupe et Cuba de 1960 à 2001

Kristen Mahlis, California State University, Chico

The Haitian Revolution in the Margins: Ti Noel in Cuba

 

AA2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Memory, Social Justice and Survival

Chair: Lianne Mulder, Western University

Education for Social Justice: Venezuela’s Education Missions

Giuseppe Sofo, Université d’Avignon/Università di Roma, La Sapienza

(Re)Constructing Caribbean Memory

Nicole Plummer, University of the West Indies, Institute of Caribbean Studies

Teaching Cultural Studies using Stories: An Assessment on Methodology

 

AA3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Roots and Routes to Social Emancipation & Liberation-based Education

Chair: Nixon Cleophat, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Ganja & Muddy Rituals: Vodou, Rastafarianism & Cultural Emancipation

Espelencia Baptiste, Kalamazoo College

Children of the Ancestors: Vodou as historical Memory

Felix Rodriguez, The Pennsylvania State University

Drawing and Manual Work in Hostos’ Modern Education

Damali Britton, Carleton College

Class Making in Jamaica’s Education System, 1834-1898

 

AA4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Online Education and Bridging the Gap for the Future Knowledge Economy

Chair: Dwight Elliott, Hillsborough Community College

Online Education and Success in the Digital Era

Okama Ekpe Brook, AsombrosoX, Inc.

Bridging the Gap for the Future Knowledge Economy through Online Education

Godfrey St. Bernard, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Preparing Latin America and Caribbean Students and Professionals

 

AA5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Looking for identity in Puerto Rico

Chair: Brenda Domínguez-Rosado, University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón

Forced Transculturation: The ‘Americanization Campaign’ in Puerto Rico

Rosa GuzzardoTamargo, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Examining Puerto Rican Identity Through Language Attitudes

Gema Ortega, Dominican University

In Memoriam: Rosario Ferré’s Poliphonic Caribbean in MalditoAmor

Anna Elena Torres, University of Chicago

Puerto Ricans in the Carlisle Indian Industrial School

 

AA6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Encuentro con la Asociación Caribeña de Cuba.

 

AA7- Internacional, Habana Libre

Cultural Landscape and Public Discussion: How we see ourselves in the 21st Century  

Chair: Juliette Storr, Pennsylvania State University

Public Service Broadcasting, Caribbean Development in the 21st Century

Antonia McDonald, St. George’s University

An Analysis of the State Funeral of Nobel Laureate, Derek Walcott

Moriah Ray and Jasmine Hall, The African Diaspora Alliance

Youth of the Diaspora Transnational Solidarity through Education

 

AA8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Religious Pluralism in the Caribbean

Chair: Lisa Outar, Independent Scholar

“Turning Christian”: Religion and Decolonization in Indo-Caribbean Literature

  1. Fadeke Castor, Texas A&M University

The Machete’s Edge: African Diasporic Religions and Social JusticeReligious Pluralism in the Caribbean

Brendan Jamal Thornton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

What is a Christian? Hegemony, Essentialism, and Christian Variation in the Southern Caribbean

Donette Francis, University of Miami

Anglicanism in Anglophone Caribbean Intellectual Tradition

 

  • 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

B1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Contemporary Issues in Puerto Rican Migration to the United States

Chair: Xavier Totti, City University of New York, Lehman College

Jorge Duany, Florida International University

La ‘puertorriqueñización’ de la Florida: Identidades culturales y prácticas transnacionales

Edgardo Meléndez, City University of New York, Hunter College

Citizenship, Migration and the Puerto Rican Question in the United States

Carlos Vargas Ramos, City University of New York, Hunter College

Political Crisis, Migration and Electoral Behavior in Puerto Rico

 

B2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Identity and emancipatory practices in the Caribbean

Chair: Camille Nakhid, Auckland University of Technology

Cultural practices in developing Caribbean research methodologies

Eliana Vagalau, Loyola University Chicago

Caribbean and French Postmodern Thought: Intersections and Reception

Mahadevi Ramakrishnan, Colgate University

French Caribbean identity and the paradigm of interdisciplinarity

Pauline Vermeren, Université Paris 7, Denis Diderot

Décoloniser la nation française: question noire et outre-mer

 

B3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Educación y nacionalismo en las ocupaciones militares de las Antillas

Chair: Yoel Cordoví Nuñez, Instituto de Historia de Cuba

Lisa Jarvinen, La Salle University

Educación e identidad religiosa durante las ocupaciones militares

Juan Alfonseca, Instituto Superior de Ciencias de la Educación del Estado de México

A Public School System. Un concepto en las políticas de ocupación en las Antillas

Neici Zeller, Universidad William Paterson

De Apostolado a Profesión: Debates sobre el Magisterio Dominicano

Yoana Hernández Suárez, Instituto de Historia de Cuba

Colegios protestantes en Cuba: entre el imaginario y la norma

 

B4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Exchanges and engagement through Caribbean islands and beyond

Chair: Ian Craig, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Cuba en el imaginario del Caribe anglófono en la educación superior

Jordi Halfman, University of Amsterdam

Teaching belonging: Transnationalism and migration on Sint Maarten

Merle Collins

Grenadian Students on Education, Culture and the Cuba-Grenada Story

Deborah Hickling, University of the West Indies, Mona

Cuban Cornerstone: Culture and Education, CCI Lessons for CARICOM?

Miriam Adelina Ocadiz Arriaga, African Studies Center Leiden

La interculturalidad entre cubanos y mozambiqueños

 

B5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Approaching to Jamaica

Chair: Lloyd Waller, Department of Government

Strengthening Governance in Jamaica through the Governance Society

Oneil Hall, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

The Decline and Fall of studying and teaching History in Jamaica

Beverley Josephs, University of the West Indies, Institute for Gender & Development Studies

Brand Jamaica–Gender & Identity in a sample of Tourism Ads

Nadine Wedderburn, State University of New York, Empire State College

Education for survival in Jamaica

William Tantam, University of London, Centre for Integrated Caribbean Research

The Football Pitch as a Site for Resistance in Jamaica

 

B6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

The Decolonizing Power of Languages

Chair: Keisha Wiel, Temple University

Linguistic Markers Identity Education Role Papiamentu/o in Education

Guido Rojer, University of Curaçao

Creolization and Economic Development

Emma Crowley, University of Bristol

The Audiopolitics of Créolité in the Work of Marlon James

Janique Dennis, University of the West Indies

The Oraliterature of Pataki: Key to Socio-cultural Transformation

 

B7 Internacional -, Habana Libre

Hurricanes and human disasters

Chair: Tami Navarro, Barnard College

After the Hurricanes: St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John and the US

Peter Clegg, University of the West of England, Bristol

UKOTs, hurricane reconstruction, and the shadow of Brexit

Justin Daniel, UAG-CRPLC

The French territories of the Caribbean faced with natural disasters                

Orlando Harris, University of California, San Francisco

Climate Change, Natural Disasters, and HIV: Challenges in the Caribbean

 

B8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Theather and narratives in the Caribbeand and beyond

Chair: Leslie Wingard, College of Wooster

As Seen Through Documentary Theater: Anna Deavere Smith’s Caribbean

Bretton White, Colby College

Sellouts: Failure Tactics in New Cuban Theater

Medha Nirody Karmarkar, Rutgers University

Kala Pani Crossings and Mauritian narratives                 

Amrita Mishra, University of Texas

Shipsisters: Reincarnations of Indenture in the Indo-Caribbean Novel

  • 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

BB1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

The U.S. Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay: Freedom, Emancipation, Possibility

Chair: Don E. Walicek, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

José Sánchez Guerra, Casa de Historia, Guantánamo

Cuba, Guantánamo Bay and U.S. Imperialism

Jessica Adams

Guantánamo and the Limits of Circum-Caribbean Emancipation

José Ramón Sánchez Leyva, Casa de Cultura

Caribe/camello/ poemas

Diana Murtaugh Coleman

After the Bay: A Phobia of Hope

 

BB2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Teaching, learning and Innovative Culture

Chair: Marcelo Cabarcas, Unicolombo Internacional

Interculturalidad para el cambio: qué enseñar en el aula cartagenera

Karen Dubinsky, Queen’s University

Between Solidarity and Development? Canadian Teachers in 1970’s Cuba

Snezhina Gulubova, University of London, Royal Holloway

Learning from Tradition and Innovation in Cuba’s New Music Scene

 

BB3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Investigating Select Latin American and Caribbean Educational Approach

Chair: Keisha McIntyre-McCullough, Miami Dade County Public Schools

Alicia Edwards, Miami Dade County Public Schools

Natalia Romero, Miami Dade County Public Schools

Reishma Seupersad, Miami Dade County Public Schools

Nicole Warmington-Granston, Governer State University

 

BB4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Education and culture to change our realities

Chair: Charles Do Rego, Foundation NAAM, Curaçao

Culture, livelihood and education in the process of inclusion

Elizabeth Taveras Rivera, City University of New York, Hunter College

Female Puerto Rican Teachers’ Testimonios on Retention and Culture

Emilie van Heydoorn, Utrecht University

The reproducton of coloniality in primary education on Curaçao

Lamprini Chartofylaka, Université des Antilles, Centre de Recherches et de Ressources en Education et Formation

Elaborating a context-based learning approach in Guadeloupe

 

BB5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Rescatando Tradición con el Cabildo de Regla

Chair: Alexandra P. Gelbard, Michigan State University

Raisa Fornaguera, Museo de Regla

Juan Dionisio Lozano Gomez, Museo de Regla/Omo Ochun, Dueño de Ile Olorun

Andrés Baláiz Echenike, Director de Conjunto Güiros de San Cristóbal de Regla

José Manuel González Cruz, Universidade de Brasília

 

BB6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Decolonizing Political Thinking and Educational Practices in the Americas

Chair: Jane Anna Gordon, UCONN

Claudia Jones and the Radicalizing of Indigenous Politics

Derefe Kimarley Chevannes, UCONN, Ph.D Student in Political Science

Authoritarian Ecologies, the Colombian State, and Afro-Political Ecologies/Pedagogies of Emancipation

Stephen Nathan Haymes, DePaul University

Creolizing the White Spaces of U.S. Teacher Education: Possibilities and Tensions of a Mestizaje in the Crossroads Pedagogy within one Hispanic Serving Institution

Mia Sosa-Provencio, University of New Mexico

The Emancipation of Thought and Knowledge through the Centering of Afro-Brazilian Literary Texts in Brazilian Educational Contexts

Rosemere Ferreira da Silva, Universidade do Estado da Bahia

 

BB7- Internacional, Habana Libre

Migration, connections and memory in the Caribbean

Chair: Rose Mary Allen, University of Curaçao

Organic connectivity through Intra-Caribbean labor migrations

Jessica Roitman, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV)

Worlds Apart: (Dutch) Colonial legacies and inter-island connections

Yra Van Dijk, Leiden University

Multi-directional memory in Dutch Caribbean literature

Brantuo Nana, University of Maryland, College Park

The Migration of African & Caribbean Students in the Global North

 

BB8- Primavera, Habana Libre

“Look to Africa”: Rastafari Outside of Jamaica

Chair: David Aarons, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts

Ethiopians Connecting to Rastafari through Reggae

Omar Ramadan-Santiago, City University of New York

Rastafari and Embodying Blackness in Puerto Rico

Tyehimba Salandy, University of the West Indies

History as Revolution: Rasta Memory & the Amnesia of Western Modernity

Christopher Duncanson-Hales, University of Sudbury

Echoes of the Memories: A Hermeneutical Investigation of Rastafari

 

6:00 p.m. Univeridad de La Habana, 290 aniversario /University of Havana, 290 anniversary/Université de L´Havane, 290 anniversaire

Aula Magna, Universidad de la Habana (Por invitación/ By invitation /Sur invitation)

 

8:00 p.m. Bienvenidos a La Habana /Welcome to Havana/Bienvenues à La Havane

La Habana Vieja, Centro Histórico/ Old Havana, Historic Center/La Vielle Havane, Centre Historique/ Ómnibus desde el Habana Libre a las 7:30 p.m. solo ida, libre/ Buses from Havana Libre at 7:30 p.m., one way, free/ Omnibus de La Havane Libre à 19h30, aller simple, gratuit.

 

Martes /Thursday/Mardi. Junio, June/Juin/5

 

8:00 a.m. Registro/Registration/Inscription

Secretariado/Secretariat/Secrétariat

 

9:00 a.m.-11 a.m. Desayuno de estudiantes y jóvenes investigadores/ Students and Junior Scholars Breakfast /Dejeuner d´étudiants et Jeunes chercheurs

Salón Sierra Maestra, Habana Libre

 

10.00 a.m.- 6.00 p.m. Feria del libro “El Caribe en ediciones cubanas” / Book Fair “The Caribbean in Cuban editions” /Foire du livre “Les Caraïbes dans les éditions cubaines

Biblioteca Central de la Universidad de La Habana/ Central Library of the University of Havana/ / Bibliothèque Centrale de l’Université de La Havane

 

Sesiones/ Sessions/Sesssions

  • 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

C1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

History and culture to understand the Caribbean education

Chair: Luz Amparo Sanabria James, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Caribe

Factores histórico-culturales asociados a desempeños escolares

Anne Ulentin, College of The Bahamas

Prison Education in The Bahamas: A Historical Overview

Julien Merion, Université des Antilles

Eduquer aux risques un défi majeur pour les sociétés de la Caraïbe

Latoya Lazarus, University of the West Indies, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies

Religionisation and Comprehensive Sex Education in Barbados

 

C2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Culture, Identity & Reciprocity: Training teachers to be students

Chair: Linda A. Spears-Bunton, Florida International University

Carolyn Reid-Brown, Bloomsburg University

Stephanie Delgado, Florida International University

Yvonne Weekes, University of the West Indies

Making Schools Safe: Student Voice, Engagement and Leadership

Camisha Sibblis, York University

Effacement and Immobility of Excluded Black Students

 

C3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Afro-American and Caribbean Engagement: Building Connections through Leadership, Culture and Scholarship

Chair: Ralph Godbladt, Pennsylvania State University

Mindy Andino, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Carolyn Reid-Brown, University of Pennsylvania

Kristin Austin, Immaculata College

 

C4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

The Caribbean and its others: diverse is better

Chair: Benedicte Ledent, University of Liege

The Caribbean and its Others in Jean Rhys and Caryl Phillips’s work

Inés Rivera, University of Maryland

Angie Cruz’s Ciguapeo as a Method of Inclusion

Alexis Samuels, The University of the West Indies

The Communal Binary in Brown Girl, Brownstones and Kincaid’s Lucy

Treviene Harris, University of Pittsburgh

Sonic Epistemologies in David Chariandy’s Soucouyant

 

 

C5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Health and disease in the Caribbean and its diaspora

Chair: Dexter Voisin, University of Chicago

Help-seeking attitudes about mental health services in Jamaicans

Savitri Persaud, York University

Mental Health, Madness and Identity in Toronto’s Caribbean Community

Edge Dawn, Institución Manhester University

Faith Organisations & social re-production of mental health stigma

Ayana April-Sanders, Columbia University

Epidemiology of diabetes mellitus in the Caribbean: A focus on Guyana

 

C6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Political and Aesthetic Coordinates of the Circum-Caribbean

Chair: Lucas de Lima, University of Pennsylvania

Ana Mendieta and the Brown Spatialization of Blackness

Jorge Lefevre Tavárez, University of Chicago and Jackqueline Frost, Cornell University

Tragedy of the Possible: Césaire in Cuba, 1968

Jennifer Tamayo, University of California, Berkeley

Queering Wor(l)ds: Fragments & Utopia in Brathwaite’s Rights of Passage

 

C7- Internacional, Habana Libre

Religion, Race, and the Secular in the (Post)Colonial Caribbean

Chair: Alexander Rocklin, Willamette University

Religion before the Law: the Politics of Religious Freedom in Trinidad

Emily Crews, University of Chicago

Jew or Not Jew: Debates over Belonging

Rupa Pillai, Brandeis University

Becoming American through Religion: Caribbean Hinduism in Little Guyana

  1. Brent Crosson, University of Texas, Austin

Tolerant but (not) Secular? 

 

C8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Trials and Tribulations of Revolutionary Consciousness in Haiti & Cuba

Chair: Navid Farnia, Ohio State University

Empire as the Nexus of Struggle in Revolutionary Cuba

Leslie Alexander, University of Oregon

A United and Valiant People: Black Visions of Haiti in 1804

Sarajaneé Davis, Ohio State University

Curtis Austin, University of Oregon

Toussaint’s Tactics: The Black Panther Party and the Uses of History

  • 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

D1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Afro-Cubans and African-Americans: Deliberate Interactions, Movements

Chair: Giselita Morales, Scholar and Cuban Activist

Jeremy Levitt, Florida A&M University College of Law

Pan-African solutions for Pan-American Problems: Black Civil Society in the Transformation of Afro-Cuban/African-American Relations

Esteban Morales Domínguez, Universidad de La Habana

Mis-Education, Cultural Appropriation & Economic Isolation in Cuban/African-American Relations

Gisela Arandia Covarrubias, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba

Sisterhoods: Women, Race, Color and Transformational Histories Across Boundaries

Rosemari Mealy, City University of New York, Center of Worker Education

Black Power and Cuban/African-American Relations: A Way Forward

 

D2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Author Celebration

Chair: Kamille Gentles-Peart, Roger Williams University

Interin Co-chairs: Karen Flynn, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Sheri Lewis

 

Jose Antonio Villarán, University of California, Santa Cruz

The Album of Fences (El Álbum de las Rejas, Omar Pimienta), translated from the Spanish

Presented by: Cathy Thomas, University of California, Santa Cruz

 

Michael Barnett, University of the West Indies, Mona

The Rastafari Movement: A North American and Caribbean Perspective

Presented by: Jahlani Niaah, University of the West Indies, Mona

 

Rosana Baeninger, Universitiy of Campinas

Adriana Fernandes, Federal University of Paraiba

Migracao Sul-Sul” (South-South migration)

Presented by: Sophie Brudey, United Nations University

 

Natalie Hopkinson, Howard University

A Mouth Is Always Muzzled

Presented by: Michele L. Simms-Burton, Howard University

 

D3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Debt, Education, and Resistance in Puerto Rico

Chair: Jason Wozniak, LAPES

Sugeily Rodríguez Lebrón, Papel Machete

Conor Tomás Reed, City University of New York, Graduate Center

Paul Dill, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Utuado

Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Columbia University

 

D4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Ganja and the Development of Rastafari Diasporas 

Chair: Jahlani Niaah, University of the West Indies, Mona

JakesHomiak, University of the West Indies, Mona

Oral Taylor, University of the West Indies, Mona

Asante Amen, University of the West Indies, Mona

Alana Griffith, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill and Peter Wickham, Caribbean Development Research Services

Marijuana: Conflicting Knowledge, Public Attitudes & Drug Policy

Nekeisha Spencer, University of the West Indies, Binghamton University

Impact of Decriminalization on the Marijuana and Alcohol Consumption

 

D5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Prácticas artísticas e imaginarios visuales para construir la identidad cubana

Chair: Kenia Dorta, Casa del Caribe, Santiago de Cuba

Imaginarios visuales en el Caribe: la obra de Alberto Lescay Merencio

Mayte Velázquez Santiago, CELA, FFyL, Universidad Autónoma de México

La importancia de Amelia Peláez en “Orígenes” o la “Vanguardia Cubana”

Cassandra Guan, Brown University

Leave Your World: Displaced Subjects in “De Cierta Manera”

Lisandra Leyva Ramírez, Fundación del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano/Asociación Hermanos Saíz

La Televisión Serrana, una fuente digna para la Historia

 

D6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Epistemology, Genealogy, and Identity: Caribbean Diasporic Modes

Chair: Tzarina Prater, Bentley University

Rachel L. Mordecai, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Genealogy and Epistemological Uncertainty in Caribbean Family Sagas

Ronald Cummings, Brock University

Dub Intergenerationality

Isabel Espinal, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Genealogy: Healing & Emancipatory Method in Dominican Women Authors

 

D7- Internacional, Habana Libre

La diáspora haitiana en América Latina: tendencias recientes

Chair: Cedric Audebert, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)

Handerson Joseph, Universidade Federal do Amapá

Redes y dinámica de la movilidad haitiana en Brasil, en Guyana Francesa y en Surinam

Leonardo Cavalcanti, Universidade de Brasília

Inmigración haitiana en Brasil. Desafios para políticas migratorias

Iréri Ceja Cárdenas, Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro

De Haití a la mitad del mundo: irregularidad y exclusión

Marta Fernández Patallo, African Leadership University

Políticas locales y acceso a derechos de migrantes haitianos en Argentina y Chile

 

D8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Shadow Archives: Hidden Photographic Histories in the Caribbean

Chair: Krista Thompson, Northwestern University

Paul Bogle and Photographically Fugitive Histories

Deborah A. Thomas, University of Pennsylvania

Sight and affect: visual registers of recognition 

Faith Smith, Brandeis University

Shadow Archives, 1900-1910

Leniqueca Welcome, University of Pennsylvania

Viewing bodies: violent feeling to un-feel violence within Trinidad

Harvey Neptune, Temple University

 

D9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Curating the Virtual Caribbean: Digital Memory and Cultural Legacies

Chair: Adrienne Harmer, Georgia Gwinnett College

Jo Anne Harris, Georgia Gwinnett College

Structuring Technology: Enhanced Service, and Experiential Learning

Rolando Márquez, Georgia Gwinnett College

Bethany Havas, Georgia Gwinnett College

Information Literacy & the Virtual Caribbean: Partnership & Pedagogy

 

D10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Machel Montano and the Politics of Culture and Industry in Soca Music

Chair: Kai Barratt, University of Technology, Jamaica

Sean Samad, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

On my Way: Soca as a Transnational Product

Keegan Taylor, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

The Creative Process of Machel Montano

Meagan Sylvester, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

In we Blood: Soca and Diasporic Identities

Sue-Ann Barratt, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

“It In He Blood”: Machel Montano and the Performance of Cultural Intelligence

 

  • 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

DD 1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Plenary session: José Martí: del Caribe, de América, del orbe

Chair: Pedro Pablo Rodríguez, Centro de Estudios Martianos

Armando García de la Torre, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Martí y el Gran Caribe

María Caridad Pacheco, Centro de Estudios Martianos

El primer viaje de Martí a República Dominicana, consideraciones estratégicas y gestiones políticas del Delegado

David Leyva González, Centro de Estudios Martianos

El cuadro de Menocal admirado por Martí, una mirada al Caribe desde la crítica de arte

José Antonio Bedia Pulido, Centro de Estudios Martianos

Identidad y trascendencia del antillanismo de José Martí

Marlene Vázquez Pérez, Centro de Estudios Martianos

Las Escenas norteamericanas de José Martí y su alerta a las “islas dolorosas del mar”

 

DD2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Decolonizing Education via Family Histories

Chair: Dannielle Joy Davis, Saint Louis University

Ikechi Akwara, Aya Education Institute

Ndahye Aziz, Aya Education Institute

Aille Brown, Aya Education Institute

Dream Lumpkin, Aya Education Institute

 

DD3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

La España que  emigraba y la España receptora de emigrantes

Chair: Elda Evangelina González Martínez, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

Emilio Redondo Carrero, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)

La recepción del exilio cubano en España, 1959-1969

Concepción Navarro Azcue, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Emigración española a Cuba, Uruguay y Brasil: notas comparativas

María Dolores  Domingo Acebrón, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

La prensa pro-españolista de la emigración en Cuba, 1868-1898

Emelina Martín Acosta, Universidad de Burgos

Emigración y prensa: los canarios en Cuba

 

DD4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Transnational Interrogations of Student Leadership, Gender & Self-Care

Chair: Dalea Bean, University of the West Indies, Institute for Gender and Development Studies

Natasha Mortley, University of the West Indies, Institute for Gender and Development Studies

Andrea Baldwin, Connecticut College

Nadeen Spence, Mary Seacole Hall

Factors which Inhibit and Enable the Development of Women’s leadership at UWI Mona

 

DD5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

The Creation of Spaces of Meaning in Haiti

Chair: Hadassah St. Hubert, University of Miami

Claire Payton, Duke University

Nathalie Jolivert, JOLIVERT Designs

Sophonie Milande Joseph, Columbia University

 

DD6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Literature to resist and connect the past and present

Chair: Priscilla Figueiredo, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Literature to Resist Historical Silence

Donald Morales, Mercy College

Recovering Excluded Spaces through Literatures of the Caribbean/Africa

Kelsyn Delaney, University of Leicester

A New Form of Dialogue: Hybridity and Multiple Form Poetry

Alison Donnell, University of East Anglia

Connecting past and present to safeguard the future: Literary Heritage

Francoise Simasotchi-Brones

Ecologie et écopoétique dans le roman caraïbéen francophone

 

DD7- Internacional, Habana Libre

Who are we to me? The diaspora returns

Chair: Tatiana Benjamin, University of Maryland, College Park

The Diaspora Returns “Home”

Brieanne Berry-Crossfield, University of Toronto

“Who Are We To Me? The Black Diaspora(s) and the Road to Solidarities”

Anthony Salandy, ICAHN School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System

Return visits of Trinbagonian people and changes to self-efficacy

Hilary Robertson-Hickling, University of the West Indies, Mona

That Time In Foreign – Were they All deported?

 

DD8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Toward a renewed approach to global engagement for CARICOM Development Chair: Kimberly Louis, Government of Saint Lucia

Melissa Boissiere, Florida International University

CARICOM and Trade Liberalization: What prevents the benefits?

Farrah Brown, Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Debt, disaster and sustainable development

Sheree Chambers, Government of Jamaica

A culture of peace in the Caribbean: The path to achieving the SDG’s

Rueanna Haynes, Georgetown University Law Centre

 

 

  • 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

E1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Nuevos y viejos actores en la Geopolítica caribeña

Chair: José F. Piedra, Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe “Norman Girvan”

Andrés Serbin, CRIES

Las narrativas geopolíticas sobre el Caribe

Jessica Byron, University of the West Indies, Institute of International Relations

¿Existe una política de la administración Trump hacia el Caribe de CARICOM?

Mark Kirton, University of the West Indies, Institut of International Relations

The Caribbean in a changing hemispheric enviroment

Santiago Pérez Benítez, Centro de Investigaciones de Política Internacionl

Los BRICS y el Caribe

Carlos Quenan, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III, Institut des Hautes Études de l’Amérique Latine

Las relaciones internacionales del Caribe: entre nuevos y viejos actores

 

E2- 1, F2-1, G2-1, H2- 1, Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Film Track

Chair: Thalia Díaz Vieta, Universidad de La Habana

 

Negotiating Ethical Dilemmas and Moral Ambiguities in Documentary film (Panel and filmscreening)

Diana Fox, Bridgewater State University

Patricia Mohammed

Marika Preziuso, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Robert Ramesar, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Decolonisation strategies of ethnicity and gender Yao Ramesar’s films

 

Emmanuella Turenne, Occidental College

Soup Joumou (20 min)

 

Sonja Dumas

Julia and Joyce: Two Stories of Two Dance Pioneers

 

Falta Afifa

 

E3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Paradiplomacia caribeña: Puerto Rico, IVB y el Caribe francés

Caribbean Paradiplomacy: Puerto Rico, BVI, and the French Caribbean

Chair: Raymond Laureano-Ortiz, Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe

Puerto Rico, paradiplomacia identitaria e Iberoamérica en los 80 y 90

Jean Yves Lacascade, Independet Scholar

La diplomacia territorial de Martinica y Guayana Francesa

Najan Christopher, Independent Scholar

Paradiplomacia en Islas Vírgenes Británicas (IVB)

Fred Reno, Université des Antilles

 

E4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Créolité, Françité and Hispanidad: Role of language in the Caribbean memory in Cuba

Chair: Clara Rachel Eybalin Casseus, Independent researcher

Joseph Vladimir Casseus, Carthographer/Agronomist and Morgan Dalphinis, Urban Learning Foundation

Cutlure and the resurrection of ancestors through tongue

Hilario Félix Batista, Radio Havana Cuba

Le créole, une culture de résistance à Cuba et dans la Caraïbe

Ruth Myrtho Casseus, Université Quisqueya

 

E5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Women and Power

Chair: Melanie White, Brown University

Creole Women’s Art, Life Histories, & Visions of Emancipatory Futures

Erika Serrato, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Anacaona as Amerindian Paradigm: Edifying History

Janice Anderson, York University

Black Women’s Spirituality: the Quest for Being, Knowledge and Power

Laurephile Desrosiers, Ochsner Medical Center Louisiana

Education Health Disparities among Caribbean Populations

Michelle Springer, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Erotic Cartographies: Afro-Caribbean Women’s Spiritual Autonomy

 

E6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Writings on Caribbean History, Literature, Art and Culture: One Love

Chair: Irline Francois, Goucher College

Jeanie Murphy, Goucher College

Poetics of an Unmitigated Memory: Nancy Morejón’s Moorings and Motherings

Regine Jean-Charles, Boston College

Of Memories and Men

Patricia DeRocher, Champlain College

Flower Songs and Moon Monologues: Pluralizing Desire in Mayotte’s Capécia’s I am a Martinican woman

Paula Sato, Kent State University

Wifredo Lam’s transcultural imagination

 

 

 

E7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Jamaican Struggles for Rights and Freedoms, 1968 – 2018: From the Rodney ‘Riots’ to the present

Chair: Jesse Benjamin, Kennesaw State University

Groundings with My Brothers @ 50: Work of the Walter Rodney Foundation

Bradley Gardner, Kennesaw State University

Understanding Coloniality: A look at the Post Colonial Institution in Jamaica

Keesha Hernderson, Kennesaw State University

Mama P: The revolutionary act of a Jamaican woman leadership 

Geoffroy de Laforcade, Norfolk State University

Race and the Diasporic Imagination in Cuba: A. Salkey’s Havana Journal

 

E8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Encuentro con CSA Past Presidents

 

E-9 Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Africana Religions & Emancipatory Thought in the Caribbean & Beyond

Chair: Funlayo E. Wood, Harvard University

Not So Black Magic: Obeah, Agency, and Sexuality in Belize

Rachel Cantave, Fairfield University

Relearning through Rituals

Lisa Beckley Roberts, Jackson State University

Remembering Ourselves through Ritual Music and Dance

Kyrah Malika Daniels, Boston College

 

  • 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

F1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

El Gran Caribe: perspectivas geopolíticas y proyectos emancipatorios

Chair: Nayar López, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Dimensión geopolítica, intervencionismo y alternativas emancipatorias en el Gran Caribe

Pablo Maríñez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Colonización y controversias territoriales en el Gran Caribe

Luis Suárez, Instituto Superior de Relaciones Internacionales “Raúl Roa”

Las utopías de la Revolución Cubana: una mirada a sus aportes a los proyectos de emancipación del Gran Caribe

Juana Tania García, Instituto Cubano de Investigación Cultural “Juan Marinello”

La integración del Gran Caribe: ¿un desafío a la geopolítica imperial?

 

F3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Working Group Meeting

Transnational Hispaniola

 

F4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

The need for new theoretical perspectives on Caribbean development in the face of new world dynamics

Chair: Monica Gordon, Retired

The need for new theorical perspectrives on Caribbean development in the face of new world dynamics

Betty Sedoc-Dahlberg, Independent Scholar

Chinafication

Clara Rachel Eybalin Casséus, Independent researcher

Framing an operational south-south cooperation with China: Post-earthquake Haiti

 

F5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Grupo Nuevo Mundo: presente y futuro

Chair: Graciella Chailloux, Universidad de La Habana

Humberto García-Muñiz, Instituto de Estudios del Cribe, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Pedro Rivera Guzmán, Ex-director del Instituto de Estudios del Caribe, Universidad de Puerto Rico/Ex presidente de la Asociaciòn de Economistas del Caribe

Michael Witter, University of the West Indies, Mona

Claremont Kirton, University of the West Indies, Mona

 

F6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Workshop

Digital Decolonization: Exhibit Building in the Classroom

Facilitators: Elizabeth Polcha

Elizabeth Maddock Dillon

Nicole Aljoe

Alanna Prince

Sarah Payne

 

F7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Moving In and Standing Out: How Caribbean Nationals Acclimate to New, But Familiar Surroundings

Chair: Hyacinth Miller, Rutgers University

Contesting and Belonging in New Spaces: A Review of Caribbean Latino Immigrant Political Incorporation

Karen Flynn, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

I felt very lost within the system: Caribbean-Canadians Teaching English as Foreign Language in East Asia

Eliezer Marcellus, Rutgers University

High Achieving Immigrant Born-Black Males in Higher Education

Carol Archer

Homeownership in Reverse: An Examination of the rate of homeownership among Returning Residents to the Caribbean

 

F8- Primavera, Habana Libre

The Impact of Socio-economic Status and Participation on Student Academic Performance

Chair: Presella Young-A-Fat, FHR School of Business

Astrid Runs, FHR School of Business

Transmission of Decolonial-intersectional resilience

Simone Koole, Anton de Kom University

 

F9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Les enjeux de la reforme des curricula à l’ENS

Chair: Nadève Ménard, École Normale Supérieure/Université d’État d’Haïti

Claude Calixte, École Normale Supérieure/Université d’État d’Haïti

Louis Alvares, École Normale Supérieure/Université d’État d’Haïti

Thomas Rodrigues, École Normale Supérieure/Université d’État d’Haïti

 

F10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Cultural Studies for Transformational Caribbean Education Practices

Chair: Joan Webley, Nanook Enterprises Ltd.

Learning outside the (school) box

Owen Ellis, University of the West Indies, Institute of Caribbean Studies, Mona

Enviroment as curriculum

Shantal Cover, University of the West Indies, Institute of Caribbean Studies, Mona

Kirt Henry, University of the West Indies, Mona

Core-periphery model: Negotiating revival dressknowledge in Jamaica

 

  • 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

G1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Haití: imperialismo estadounidense y migración haitiana en México

Chair: Margarita Vargas, Centro de Investigaciones sobre América Latina y el Caribe

Edith Aurora Rebolledo Garrido, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Las bases del pensamiento anticolonial en el Caribe Insular francófono

Aída Chacón Castellanos, Universidad Nacional Autónoma México

Migración, cultura e imperialismo: una visión desde el contexto histórico social haitiano

Marcela Landazábal Mora, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Trace-mémoire en disonancia: la diáspora haitiana en el Sur de América

Pierre Louviot, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Tradición y cultura en migrantes haitianos. Perspectivas e impactos

 

G3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Anti-Haitianism: A Social Ailment Propagated through State and History

Chair: Rafael Gomez, University at Albany, State University of New York/City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College

Paradoenunapata (Standing on one Leg): The Insidious Discourse of Race and Nation in the Dominican Republic following TC 168-13

Daly Guilamo, Borough of Manhattan Community College/Center for Ethnic Studies

Tumultuous Narrative of Haiti: Philipe Girard’s Haitian History

Altagracia Jean Joseph, Fundación Código Humano

Actualidades, desafío, y nuevos temores para los inmigrantes Haitianos y sus familias en la Repuúlica Dominicana

 

G4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Resilient Citizenship: Belonging in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic

Chair: Jacqueline Lyon, Bates College

Amarilys Estrella, New York University

Between dead and living: Human Rights in anti-racist movement

Ana María Belique, Universida Autónoma de Santo Domingo

El poder de resistencia de una población civilmente aniquilada

Dana Muñiz Pacheco, Temple University

Between life and death : Citizenship and Belonging in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic

Louisa J. Rollins Castillo, University of Illinois at Chicago

Precarious belonging and nationalism in the Dominican Southwest

 

G5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Epistemologies for the Caribbean

Chair: Agustín Lao-Montes, University of Massachusetts at Amhers

Afro-Epistemologías: Entre la Razón de Caliban y la Razón Cimarrona de Exu-Elegguá

Viranjini Munasinghe, Cornell University

History, Hypercoloniality and the Caribbean Exception

Sebastien Nicolas, Sciences Po Bordeaux-Les Afriques dans le Monde

The invention of Haiti by colonial powers

 

G6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Motivity: individual stories of urges and movements

Chair: Huon Wardle, University of St. Andrews

Motivity, Culture, World-Making and the Process of Self-Education

Molly Rosenbaum, University of St. Andrews

Inspiration and la página blanca: motivity of writers in Havana, Cuba

Guiseppe Troccoli, University of St. Andrews

Catch and Kill: Belize City (Belize) hunters’ moves to make a living

Pablo Herrera, University of St. Andrews

Mi Raza: From Afro-Cuban New Men to Diasporic Citizens

Alysa Ghose, University of Edinburgh

Solidarity in knowledge, action from advice

 

G7-Sevillano, Habana Libre

Education en Haïti

Chair: Jhon Picard Byron, Université d’État d’Haïti

Corinne Bossé, Maastricht University

Les Défis du Développement de l’Université haïtienne au 21è siècle

Mislor Dexai, Université de Bordeaux Montaigne/Université d’État d’Haïti

Les universités haïtiennes et les rapports sociaux sexués inégalitaires

Ronald Jean Jacques, Université d’État d’Haïti

Education formelle en Haiti, Réalités et perspectives

Darline Alexis, Université d’État d’Haïti

 

G8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Emancipatory Sovereignty?            

Chair: Amber Rose Johnson, University of Pennsylvania

Deconstructing the Sovereign Self in Contemporary Caribbean Poetics

Hanna Garth, UC San Diego

Struggling against Imperialism: Food and Social Justice in Cuba          

David Chavannes, University of Pennsylvania

Ideological Influences on Jamaica’s Gay Freedom Movement, 1977-1980

Amber Henry, University of Pennsylvania

Charlotte Henay, York University

A Long Line: Story & Witness as Afro-Indigenous Futurities    

 

G9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Stigmatization and Discrimination from Sexual Orientation and HIV Infection: Case of the Men who have Sex with Men in Haiti

Chair: Willy Dunbar, École de Santé Publique/Université Libre de Bruxelles

Nancy Sohler, City University of New York

School of Medicine and Haiti Medical Education

Christian Raccurt, Université Quisqueya

Yves Coppieter’s, École de Santé Publique/Université Libre de Bruxelles

Nathalie Maulet, Université Catholique de Louvain, Institute of Health and Society

 

G10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Pedagogy, and Perspective: Centering Fiction in Teaching the Caribbean

Chair: Kathleen Phillips Lewis, Spelman College

  1. Nicole Smith, Spelman College

Georgene Montgomery, Clark Atlanta University

 

  • 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

H1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Emancipatory Remembering: Rescue Work in Gloria Rolando’s Film

Chair: Andrea Queeley (aqueeley@fiu.edu), Florida International University

Devyn Spence Benson, Davidson College

Shattering Stereotypes about Black Cuban Women in Gloria Rolando’s documentary Diálogo con mi abuela (2015)

Yanique Hume, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Amberly Ellis Alene, Film for The People

 

H3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Culture, identity and migration to understanding Haiti: realities and opportunities

Chair: Russell Stockard Jr., California Lutheran University

‘Sh*thole Countries’ Controversy as Rebranding Opportunity for Haiti

Carlo Charles, York University

Culture, Identity and Belonging in the Haitian Transnational State

Elinet Daniel Casimir, Université d’État d’Haïti

La ayitianidad y la dominicanidad: dos miradas cruzadas en torno a la problemática de la identidad cultural isleña y caribeña

Cecile Accilien, University of Kansas

Connecting Haitians in Haiti & the Diaspora through Haitian Hollywood

Darlene Dubuisson, Columbia University

Haitian Academic Diaspora Returnees: Rupture, Return and Reintegration

 

H4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Récupérer la mémoire: Socio-poétique des écrivaines antillaises

Chair:  Jack A. Yeager, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Sarah Davies Cordova, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Lieux de passages et seuils de la mémoire

Micheline Rice-Maximin, Swarthmore College

Poétique recadrée et h/Histoires d’îles: Ina Césaire et ses consoeurs

Antoinette Sol, University of Texas Arlington

Identitéet culture dans les contes d’Ina Césaire

 

H5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

América Latina y el Caribe: zona de paz vs agresiones estadounidenses

Chair: Nayar López, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Obama y Trump: la política compartida de la agresión a Cuba

Lohania Josefina Aruca, Sección de Estudios Internacionales de la Unión de Historiadores de Cuba

La Proclama de Zona de Paz para America Latina y el Caribe: su valor histórico y estratégico

Tatiana Coll Lebedef, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional

Los Halcones de nuevo sobre Cuba

 

H6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Motivity: individual stories of urges and movements (II)

Chair: Adom Philogene Heron, Goldsmiths, University of London

Charles V. Carnegie, Bates College

Arful Insurgencies

Kezia A. Page, Colgate University

Smile Jamaica, for the Camera: Performance and Surveillance in 1970’s Jamaica

Cristina Basso

“Great things are coming!”: exploring perceptions and experiences of social change in the Bay of Cartagena de Indias through the categories of “grounded-ness” and “movement”

Laura Jan Obermuller, University of the West Indies, Mona

In limbo: Charting the experiences of failed asylum appeals and deportees fron the United Kingdom to Jamaica

 

H7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Emancipatory legacies of marronage: politics and (re)presentation

Chair: Marcus Nevius, University of Rhode Island

Plurinationality and the contemporary politics of Surinamese Maroon autonomy

Mario Nisbett, Susquehanna University

Emancipatory Politics: Jamaican Maroons and Collective Consciousness

Robert Connell, University of California, Berkeley

Plurinationality and the politics of Surinamese Maroon autonomy

Alex Moulton, Clark University

Maroonage and the Politics of Environmental Governance in Jamaica

Sarah Johnson, University of California, Berkeley

Statues of Solitude    

 

H8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Citoyenneté, révolution et État-Nation: L’archéologie d’une tension

Chair: Jean Alix Rene, Université d’État d’Haïti

Révolution Servile, État-nation et citoyenneté en Haïti 1791-1805

Jean Waddimir Gustinvil, Université d’État d’Haïti

Révolution Servile, État-nation et citoyenneté

Edelyn Dorismond, Université d’État d’Haïti

Haïti, État sans frontiers: Une citoyenneté par-delà la citoyenneté

Pierre-Louis Odonel, Université d’État d’Haïti

La compétence citoyenne entre indépendence et politique du sentiment

 

8:00 p.m. Concierto/Concert/Concert/

Sala Che Guevara, Casa de las Américas (3era y G, Vedado/3rd and G/3ème et G)

 

Miércoles/Wednesday/Mercredi. Junio, June/Juin 6

 

8:00 a.m. Registro/Registration/Inscription

Secretariado/Secretariat/Secrétariat

 

10:00-6:00 p.m. Feria del libro “El Caribe enediciones cubanas”/Book Fair “The Caribbean in Cuban editions” /Foire du livre “Les Caraïbesdans les éditionscubaines/

Biblioteca Central de la Universidad de La Habana/ Central Library of the University of Havana/ Bibliothèque centrale de l’Université de La Havane

 

3.00 p.m. Muestra de cine del Caribe/ Caribbean movie show/Cinéma des Caraïbes/ Cine Infanta/ Cinema Infanta/Cinema Infanta/ (Infanta entre San Miguel et Neptuno/ Infanta between San Miguel and Neptuno/ /Infanta entre San Miguel y Neptuno)

 

Sesiones/Sessions/Sessions/

  • 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

I1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Cruces culturales y resistencias populares a través de la música

Chair: Ángel Rodriguez-Rivera, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Resistencias Populares a través de la música urbana en Puerto Rico

Johanna Hernández-Pérez, Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship/University of Puerto Rico

La resignificación de la negritud en grupos de Bomba Puertorriqueña

Allison Skerrett, The University of Texas at Austin

Negotiating Musical Cultures of the Caribbean and the United States

Joseph McLaren, Hofstra University

Chano Pozo and Dizzy Gillespie’s Afro-Cuban Cultural Education

 

I2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Conexiones músico-instrumentales entre Cuba y otros países caribeños

Chair: Lino Arturo Neira Betancourt

Heidy Cepero Recoder, Filial de Música de la Universidad de las Artes

Nisleidys Flores Carmona

Leannelis Cárdenas Díaz, Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de la Música Cubana

 

I3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Sovereignty, Abjection, and the State in Caribbean Law and Poetics

Chair: Mónica Jiménez, University of Texas

Roger Reeves, University of Texas

Sublime Césaire: Opacity, Abjection, Subverting the Logics of Sovereignty

Minkah Makalani, University of Texas at Austin

Emancipate the World: CLR James & Decolonizing Black Power

Yarimar Bonilla, Rutgers University

 

I4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Prácticas filosóficas y sonidos caribeños

Chair: Pedro Lebrón, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Cimarronería y libertad en Latinoamérica: un análisis filosófico           

Kadiri Vaquer Fernández, Vanderbilt University

Provocaciones políticas: La insurrección de Calle 13 y Miguel Piñero   

Henry Wallice Charles and Madgerie Jameson-Charles, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Calling Rastafari: The forgotten voice in the Caribbean youth movement

 

I5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Revisiting the Caribbean Thought

Chair: Sayan Bhattacharyya, University of Pennsylvania

Revolution and race in C.L.R. James’s writing with text analysis tools

April Louis, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

An Integrative Analysis of Emancipatory Thought in the Caribbean

Maurice St. Pierre, Morgan State University, Retired

Caribbean Intellectuals: Towards a Theoretical Understanding

Matthew Allen, University of Warwick

Anténor Firmin: networks of opposition and the hemispheric tradition

Merve Fejzula, University of Cambridge

Madame Jean Price-Mars: Negritude and its Unknown “Woman of Culture”

 

I6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Thinking the Caribbean Education

Chair: Margaret (Maggie) Shrimpton Masson, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán

Defining the Caribbean through Teaching in the Mainland Caribbean

Jerome Branche, University of Pittsburgh

Ground(n)ation Education: Brathwaite, Rodney, and the Alter(N)ative

Tavis D. Jules, Loyola University, Chicago

Educational Regionalism in the age of Postnationalism

Elvira Abrica, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

The Post-Racial Contract in Education     

 

I7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

El Caribe desde la literatura                       

Chair: Marilyn Rivera, BMCC

Poesía, masculinidades y la construcción genérica en Puerto Rico

Jennifer Donahue, University of Arizona

No Trespassing: Bodies and Beaches for Sale in Caribbean Literature

Maria I Tamargo, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico

Dos cuentos puertorriqueños: historia, discurso y ventriloquia   

Maria Giulianna Zambrano, USFQ-Ecuador

Elizam Escobar: la mirada emancipatoria desde la celda

Amanda Fleites, Tulane University

La identidad diaspórica en dos novelas de Edwidge Danticat e Ibi Zoboi

 

I8- Prmavera, Habana Libre

Philosophies and Ecopoetics

Chair: Keja Valens, Salem State University

Decolonial Ecopoetics and human animals in the Caribbean environment

Rhyesa Joseph, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Emancipation and Indigenous Philosophy: An Investigation of Koudmen        

Tohru Nakamura, University of the West Indies

“Conscience in Time and Being”: Chronopolitics in Wilson Harris

Russell McDougall, University of New England and Helen Tiffin, University of Wollongong

Emancipatory Relations: Refiguring the Human

  • 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

J1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Cultura y Desarrollo en el Caribe desde las industrias culturales

Chair: Milagros Martinez Reinosa, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba/Universidad de La Habana, Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe Norman Girvan

Jacqueline Laguardia Martinez, University of the West Indies, Institute of International Relations

Industrias culturales en el Caribe: oportunidades para el desarrollo

Antonio Herrada Hidalgo, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Programa Cuba

Cartografías culturales: localizando coordenadas para el desarrollo cultural y la integración en el Caribe

Jorge Alfredo Carballo Concepción, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, Programa Cuba

La relación Cultura-Economía en la Cuba contemporánea

Juana Tania García Lorenzo, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba

Industrias creativas y desarrollo cultural en Cuba: condicionamientos recíprocos

 

J2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Investigaciones académicas sobre cultura caribeña

Chair: Kirenia Rodríguez Puerto, Universidad de La Habana

La fotografía artística en el Caribe hispano insular

Thalía Díaz Vieta, Universidad de La Habana

Espacio, tiempo y lenguaje de la memoria en la obra de Gloria Rolando

Sindy Martínez Lemes, Universidad de La Habana

Instalaciones de arte en el caribe: retos de producción y circulación

Ariel Camejo Vento, Universidad de La Habana

Por un pensamiento “archipiélago”. Nuevas epistemologías para entender el Caribe y su(s) cultura(s)

Haydée Arango, Universidad de La Habana

Pensar y narrar la historia caribeña: la propuesta de Antonio Benítez Rojo

 

J3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Digital activism and media

Chair: Danielle Roper , The University of Chicago

The Role of the Digital in Feminist Activism in the Caribbean   

Traci-Ann Wint, University of Texas at Austin

#Rape&Respectability: The Digital in Caribbean Feminist Activism

Sarah Lauro, University of Tampa

Performing Slavery and Resistance in Digital media

 

J4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Literatures and Caribbean realities

Chair: Miranda Campbell

A Dying Trinidadian Culture in Stewart’s “The Old Men Used to Dance”      

Nicole Fadellin

Infraestructura y crisis en la literatura contemporánea de Puerto Rico

Normelia Parise, Université Paris 8

La chapelle ardente: l’âgon de Marie Vieux-Chauvet

Jaime Hanneken, University of Minnesota

La naturaleza lezamiana y la lógica de extracción

Ramírez Gröbli, University of Bern

Cosmografías inéditas en la poesía y la literatura caribeñas

 

J5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Interrogating the Caribbean Moving Image Industry

Chair: David Soutar, Caribbean School of Media and Communication/University of the West Indies, Mona

Policy, Promise and Perils: Towards a Jamaican Animation Industry

Alpha Obika, Caribbean School of Media and Communication/University of the West Indies, Mona

Chutney Bacchanal: The Impact of Bollywood on popular culture in Trinidad and Tobago

Raeann Smith, Caribbean School of Media and Communication/University of the West Indies, Mona

Toward a Caribbean Aesthetic: A Filmmaker’s Singular Experience–Through the lens of Franklyn St. Juste

Yvette Rowe, Caribbean School of Media and Communication/University of the West Indies, Mona

Rewind-​Reimagine: Media technology and local TV production in Jamaica

 

J6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Fundadores del Grupo Nuevo Mundo

Chair: Graciela Chailloux-Laffita, Universidad de La Habana

Kari Polanyi-Levitt, McGuill University, Emeritus Professor

The Role of Montreal in the New World Movement

James Millette, Oberlin College, Emeritus Professor

 

J7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Twenty-first century reflections on Caribbean development

Chair: Dalea Bean, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Regional Coordinating Office

Opal Palmer-Adisa, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Regional Coordinating Office

Telling Someone Else’s Story: My Haiti Project

Lauren Marsh, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Regional Coordinating Office

The Impact of Social Media Usage on Employee Performance in Jamaica

Beverly Josephs, Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Regional Coordinating Office

Brand Jamaica-Gender & Identity in a sample of Tourism Ads

 

J8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Here and Elsewhere: Global Circulations of Caribbean Emancipatory Thought

Chair: Carole Boyce Davis, Cornell University

Gavriel Cutipa-Zorn, Yale University

Counterinsurgent Masquerade: Israel in the Caribbean

Shamara Alhassan, Brown University

Simone Stewart, Johns Hopkins University

A Jew Under the Tricolored Flag and the Marseillaise in Reggae: Serge Gainsbourg and the Negotiation of “Difference” Between Jamaica, Israel, and Africa in Late 1970s France

Zifeng Liu, Cornell University

Confronting the Bomb: Claudia Jones, Antinuclearism, and Afro-Asian Solidarity

Agata Joanna Lagiewka, National University of Ireland

Ruth Behar: An Island Called Home-Jewish Memory in Cuba

 

J9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Embodied Subjects: Historical Hauntings, Memory, & Melancholy

Chair: Simone Alexander, Seton Hall University

Daphne Lamothe, Smith College

From Zong to After the Dance

Asligul Berktay, New York University Shanghai

Postcolonial Hauntings: Ghostly Presence in Caribbean Women’s Writing

 

J10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Global education and vocational training

Chair: Hossana Solomon, University of the Virgin Islands

Lonely Continental Traveler and Observer from ‘Zion’ to ‘Babylon’

Nadia Grant-Reid, and Nekeisha O. Spencer, University of the West Indies

Effect of Vocational Training on Employment and Wage Premium

Everton Ellis, University of Toronto

Unintended consequences of global education agendas in rural Jamaica

 

  • 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

JJ1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Plenary session: Education for social and cultural transformation in praxis: Caribbean realities

Chair: Meagan Sylvester, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

David Hinds, Arizona State University

Caribbean Popular Music as Political Expression

Chenzira Davis Kahina, Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center (VICCC)/

University of the Virgin Islands

Ay Ay VI Caribbean Creative Industries:  Bamboula Infusions in Contemporary CHE

 

JJ2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Model Economies

Chair: Ryan Jobson, Chicago University

Downstream Citizenship: The Trinidad and Tobago Model and its Malcontents

Christien Tompkins, UCLA

Modeling Reconstruction: Post-Katrina New Orleans and Puerto Rico

Louis Romer, Vassar College

The discursive construction of political futures in Curaçao

Adriana Garriga-Lopez, Kalamazoo College

No se puede comer aire: Resistencia agroecológica en Puerto Rico

 

JJ3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Le territoire caribéen au temps du néolibéralisme

Chair: Georges Eddy Lucien, École Normale Superieure (Port-au-Prince), Université d’État d’Haïti

Le Nord-est d’Haïti, un territoire  identifié, référencé et instrumentalisé

Walner Osna, Université d’État d’Haïti

Jean Bernard Louis, Université d’État d’Haïti

Rebeca Cadeau, Université Paris 8

 

JJ4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Climatic justice and the capitalism of disaster

Chair: Kevon Rhiney, Rutgers University

Climate as existential threat? Global imperialism, justice & hegemony

Rick Mitchell, California State University, Northridge

Caribbean Hurricanes: In Myth, History, and Contemporary Puerto Rico      

Kenneth Gould and Tammy Lewis, City University of New York, Brooklyn College

Climate Justice, Disaster Capitalism, and the Selling of Barbuda

 

JJ5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Literature, transnacionalism and creolité

Chair: Maggie Desgranges, Stony Brook University

Caribbean Connections: Creolité, Communauté and Condé

Camille Banks, Daley College/City Colleges of Chicago

The ‘Healer:’ A Literary Balm for Diasporic African People     

Elizabeth Russ, Southern Methodist University

Aída Cartagena Portalatín’s Evolving Transnationalism ,

Njeri Githire, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Cuban Imprint on Africa’s Political Landscape: A Literary Perspective

Marlisha Marcellin, Indiana University

Challenging Haiti’s One-Story Narrative in Danticat’s BID and CD

 

JJ6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Teorizing in-Relation

Chair: Rhonda Cobham, Amherst College

Rero(o/u)ting the Rhizome: Theorizing Relationality in Caribbean Lit

Iona Wynter Parks, Oglethorpe University

Derek Walcott and Patrick Chamoiseau: An Interlanguage of Becoming         

Jean Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Reconciliation in Relation: Glissant and Adorno

Kerstin Schmidt, University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt

Édouard Glissant’s Emancipatory Poetics of Relation in Film

 

JJ7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Thinking the Caribbean independence and sovereignty

Chair: Hakim Mohandas Amani Williams, Gettysburg College

Nationality as Ruse: Uniting the Margins toward a Culture of Peace    

Hadiya Sewer, Brown University

Colonialism & the Search for Ontological Sovereignty

Carlyle G. Corbin, The Dependency Studies Project

Colonial Reform or Genuine Decolonisation of Caribbean Dependencies?

 

JJ8-K-8 Primavera, Habana Libre

Performing

 

JJ9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Poetry and representation               

Chair: Lydie Moudileno, University of Southern California

Poetry as Emancipatory Practice: Monchoachi’s Caribbean Ecopoetics

Adam Edelman, University of Illinois at Chicago

A Poetics of “Dwelling”: Atopic Spatiality in Cesaire’s “Dwelling I”     ,

Stéphane Martelly, COHDS-Concordia University

L’incertaine trace. Représentations vodou chez Frankétienne et Deren

Andrew Kendall

The Female Body in Lorna Goodison Poetry

  • 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

K1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

La Hispaniola: tensiones, relaciones y resistencias

Chair: Delia Blanco, FUNGLODE

La haitianidad y la dominicanidad, complejidades de dos identidades

Mariana Past, Dickinson College

La Hispaniola: tensiones fronterizas y culturales

Christina Desert, Harvard

Pour Faire Echo à l’Indicible: Violence et Resistance en Haïti

Crystal Felima, University of Florida

Digital Humanities and Social Justice Pedagogy in Haitian Studies

 

K2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Machel Montano: Power, Performance and Soca Music

Chair: Sue-Ann Barratt, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

  1. Fadeke Castor, Texas A&M University

Holivay: Buss Head, Soca, and the Performance of Social Change

Alpha Obika, University of the West Indies, Mona

Take me back to Africa: Machel Montano and the Search for identity in Song

Agostinho Pinnock, University of the West Indies, Mona

“I Come Out to Live Mi Life…!”: Carnival, Trinidadian National Identity and the Politics of Escapism in Machel Montano’s Work

Kai Barrat, University of Technology, Jamaica

Monke Monté: Social Media and the Machel Montano Brand

 

K3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

From resilience to decolonial attitude: Resisting coloniality of power in post María’s Puerto Rico

Chair: Luis Beltrán- Álvarez, University of Connecticut

Stephanie Mercado-Irizarry, University of Connecticut

Narratives and decolonial resistance in Puerto Rico’s hurricane crisis

Shariana Ferrer-Nuñez, Purdue University

Juan Dávila, University of California

Katsí Rodríguez Velázquez, Brown University

 

K4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Historias del Saqueo en el  Caribe Occidental: Miradas Decoloniales

Chair: Catalina Toro Perez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia/Grupo de Trabajo Ecología Política CLACSO

Antonio Ortega Santos y Chiara Olvieri, Universidad de Granada

Aprendido desde el saqueo. Miradas decoloniales a la historia ambiental de Baja California sur (México) siglos XVIII-XX

Mina Kleiche-Dray, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)-Université Paris V Descartes

Généalogies intellectuelles et  globalisation des savoirs depuis les Caraïbes

Ginneth Pulido Gómez, Universidade de São Paulo

Geopolítica y petróleo en el mar caribe: la tensión entre Colombia y  Nicaragua Niyireth Fernanda Gutiérrez Montenegro, Candidata a Magíster en Estudios Políticos-Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Pensamiento emancipatorio en el Caribe colombiano: Territorialidad y cultura de la paz en la región

Aida Sofia Rivera Sotelo, University of California

Conservación de corales: cultivo, dragado y pesca artesanal en Colombia

 

K5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Expresiones del pensamiento emancipador

Chair: Neris Rodríguez Matos, Universidad de Oriente

Temprano pensamiento integracionista de Fidel Castro

Juan Pablo Carrillo Ramos, Asociación Cultural José Martí

Las raíces republicanas del anticolonialismo de Eugenio María de Hostos                    

Laneydi Martínez Alfonso, Universidad de La Habana

Economía política caribeña: revisitando George Beckford hoy

Mariel Chagoya, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Subdesarrollo y dependencia en las obras de W. Rodney y N. Girvan

 

K6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Literacy, Education, Social Justice Pedagogy and the Transformative Power of Education   

Chair: Isabel Espinal, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Transnational Social Justice Literary/Library Projects

Carol Bailey, University of Massachusetts Amherst

On Your Marks: Literary Studies as the Starting Points for Community Engagement

Nicole Aljoe, Northeastern University

Service Learning and Social Justice via an Undergraduate Conference

Amorella Lamount, College of Agriculture, Science and Education

Action Research in Literary Education: Social Justice Interventions

 

K7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Education, Identity, and Suicide Risk in Guyana

Chair: Maria De Jesus, American University

David Williams, Harvard University

Ethnic differences in suicide ideation and attempts in Guyana

OnishaEtkins, Harvard University

Gender differences in suicide ideation and attempts in Guyana

Colwik Wilson, Oakwood University

Education and Suicide Risk in Guyana

 

K8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Performing arts

 

K9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

What happened in the British Atlantic?

Chair: Onur Alptekin, Koc University

Emmanuel Appadocca: Blighted Life Be Lighted

Michael Dickinson, Virginia Commonwealth University

A Feast of Grief: Captive Lives in the Urban Atlantic

Brenna Casey, Duke University

Sui Sin Far’s Interracial Solidarities

  • 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

L1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

El proceso de construcción de la imagen del Caribe en la obra de Alejo Carpentier

Chair: Marilé Ruiz Prado, Universidad de La Habana/Fundación Alejo Carpentier

Mitología de los orígenes: el Caribe en un guión inédito para ópera

Analay Medero Álvarez, Fundación Alejo Carpentier

El Caribe en la poesía de Alejo Carpentier

Armando Raggi, Fundación Alejo Carpentier

Visión de Haití en El clan disperso, un proyecto de novela

Yuri Rodríguez González, Fundación Alejo Carpentier

La imagen del Caribe en crónicas de Alejo Carpentier

Rafael Rodríguez Beltrán, Fundación Alejo Carpentier

El discurso descolonizador en Concierto barroco

 

L2- 1, M2-1, Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Literary Saloon

Chair: Haydee Arango Milián, Universidad de La Habana

Enjuiciando el oficio de escritora/diálogo performance

Aurora Arias, Escritora y fotógrafa amateur

Zaida Corniel, Stony Brook University

Jacqueline Herranz-Brooks

Zahra Gordon, Individual/Poet

The Countries between Us

Cathy Thomas, University of California, Santa Cruz

Burnt Shugar

Karin Lachmising, Independent Writer

Theatre Play ‘Breathing’, about Women Rights

Stéphane Martelly, Concordia University, Theatre Department

 

L3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Working Group Meeting

Masculinities

 

L4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

GT CLACSO Afrodescendencia, racismo y resistencias en el Caribe

Chair: Elissa Lister, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Medellín

Década de 1990 en La Española: el racismo contra el liderazgo alternativo negro

Simone Rodrigues Pinto, Universidade de Brasília

Categorías raciales en la socio-historia de Brasil y de la República Dominicana

Zuleica Romay, Casa de las Américas

Aquí no los queremos porque… las coartadas antiinmigrantes en el Caribe

Catherine Bourgeois, Université Libre de Bruxelles

La nacionalidad para existir y moverse: implicaciones en la frontera dominicana

Bridget Wooding, OBMICA

Interrogando temas de migración forzada en la frontera dominico-haitiana

 

L5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Sub-cultures, Popular Music and Social Change. Responses from below

Chair: Meagan Sylvester, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Unpacking the anguage in use of Calypso and Soca using a Gender Perspective

Jade Nixon, The University of Toronto

We Jammin’ Sgill: Meditations on Black Noise and Black Joy in Toronto’s Caribbean Caribana Festival

Alexandra P. Gelbard, Michigan State University

“The Streets” and the Socio-Interactive Musical Experience in Santiago de Cuba: From Cabildo Processionals to Conga 

David Hinds, The University of Arizona

The Calypso as Political History

 

L6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Workshop

Decolonizing the Caribbean History Classroom:  Transnational Dialogues

Facilitators: Koni Benson, University of the Western Cape

Ponni Arasu, Universityof Toronto

 

L7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Landscape Interrupted: Photography, Black Bodies & Aesthetics of Space

Chair: Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Princeton University

Neither Travelers nor Tourists: Ingrid Pollard and the Aesthetics of Interruption

Grace Aneiza Ali

Reclaiming Space

Andil Gosine

Cane Portraiture performance

Nalini Mohabir

Deathscapes and Shadow Worlds in Caribbean Portraiture

 

L8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Pensadores críticos y “núcleos problémicos” del mundo insular

Critical thinkers and nodal problems in the insular world

Chair: Félix Valdés García, Instituto de Filosofía

Simone Rodrigues Pinto, Universidade de Brasília

Pâmela Marconatto Marques, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Ana Catarina Zema de Resende, Universidade de Brasília

Aristinete Bernardes Oliveira Neto, Doctorante del Departamento de Estudios Latinoamericanos de la Universidad de Brasilia

 

L9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

El trabajo de salud pública de Ana Livia Cordero en Puerto Rico y Cuba

Chair: Sandy Plácido, Oberlin College

Nelly Rosario, Williams College

Camilo Romero, ReGeneración Colombia

 

L10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

The appropriations and new ways to unlearning and relearning

Chair: Sofia Aatkar, Nottingham Trent University

Unlearning and Relearning: Counter-mapping in Caribbean Travelogues

Arianne Richardson, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Graduate Student

Junkanoo Carnival as an Appropriation of Bahamian Junkanoo

Hannah Rogers, University of Chicago

Narrating Caribbeanness at a Jazz and Heritage Festival

  • 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

M1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

El legado de Fidel Castro en el Gran Caribe

Chair: Milagros Martínez Reinosa, Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe “Norman Girvan”

Alberto Prieto, Universidad de La Habana

Fidel Castro y el Gran Caribe

Luis Suárez, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba

Fiedel Castro en Nuestra América: el internacionalimso anónimo

Jacqueline Laguardia Martínez, Institute of International Relations, University of the West Indies

La cooperación entre Cuba y el Caribe como ejemplo de cooperación Sur-Sur: el caso de la Asociación de Estados del Caribe

Hassan Pérez Casabona, Centro de Estudios Hemisféricos sobre Estados Unidos

La relación deportiva entre Cuba y el Caribe: expresión del pensamiento solidario de Fidel

Nancy Morejón, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba/Casa de las Américas

Impronta de Fidel en las relaciones culturales de Cuba y el Caribe

 

M3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Reclaiming Artistic Representations of Caribbean Identity

Chair: Johelys Urena, Bridgewater State University

Celia Cruz and Social Diversity

Amaryllis Lopez, Bridgewater State University

Poetry: the Language of Resistance

Monique Sheppard, Bridgewater State University

The Rhythm of Recuperation

Eustace Walker, Bridgewater State University

Re-appropriating the Photographic Narrative of Black Identity

 

M4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Revisiter et refonder la pensée émancipatrice dans la Caraïbe

Chair: Joris Sylvie, Université des Antilles

Sainte-Croix Rauzduel, Université des Antilles

Frantz Fanon: Une penséeoubliée

Sarah Haughn, University of California, Davis

Thinking Dereliction in the Time of Pedagogy with Fanon and Brand

Natalie Melas, Cornell University

Fanon’s Césaire

Julien Mérion, Université des Antilles

Penser la Libération sans Nation

Fred Renó, Université des Antilles

L’ignorance partagée obstacle à la construction de la Caraïbe

 

M5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Public Intellectual Work: Challenges of Newspaper Columnists

Chair: Alissa Trotz, University of Toronto

Decentring the Newspaper Columnist: Feminist Perspectives

Carolyn Cooper, University of the West Indies, Mona

Handing Down Opinions: Newspaper Columnists as ‘Public Intellectuals’ in the Caribbean

Tennyson Joseph, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Gabrielle Hosein, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Decolonising Caribbean Feminist Thought

Schuyler K. Esprit, Dominica State College

Sanne Rotmeijer (rotmeijer@kitlv.nl  ), Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV)

News beyond Journalism in Caribbean Island Communities

 

M6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Rethinking the borders between critical and applied: NGOs and social movements

Chair: Mamyrah Prosper (mamyrahp@gmail.com), City University of New York

Can the master’s tools dismantle the master’s house?

Mark Schuller, Northern Illinois University

From Haiti to Cuba: NGO’s as contrapunteo

Nixon Boumba, American Jewish World Services

Les ONG entre la solidarité et la charité burgeoise

 

M7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Small islands? Ways to grow up

Chair: Katsyris Rivera-Kientz, Umass Boston

Distance means so little when my island means so much

Lia Bascomb, Georgia State University

Barbadian Royalty, Independence, and Celebration       

Miguel Goede

Curaçao: Smart Nation for Dummies from Smart city to Sage society

Ayanna Frederick

The impact of entrepreneurship on well-being in Trinidad and Tobago

 

M8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Music, arts and memory through integration in educational practices

Chair: Winston Benons Jr., Brooklyn Friends School

Educating Art: Integration of Arts as an Academic Modality

Colin Harte, New York City Department of Education

Drumbeats in the Boogie Down Bronx: Ethnomusicology in the Classroom

Lisa Betty, Fordham University

Afro-Latin Soul from Jazz to Hip Hop

Njelle Hamilton, University of Virginia

Phonographic Memories: Music & Cubanía in Hijuelos’ The Mambo Kings

 

M9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Memorias y legado de la esclavitud: entre el discurso y lo contemporáneo

Chair: Francis Agbemade, Universidad de Arizona

La contradicción entre esclavitud y ciudadanía en Sab de la Avellaneda

Alejandra Carreño Calderon y Andrea Fredddi, Liceo Cientifico M. Canela Lázaro

Esclavos y migrantes: Imaginarios juveniles y alteridad en el Caribe

Kimberley McKinson

Race and the Geo-Politics of Policing in the Caribbean and America                

Horace Bartilow

Private Security and Repression in Latin America and the Caribbean

 

M10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Tourism: a challenge for Caribbean territories

Chair: Evelyn Callaghan, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Travel Writing, Tourism and the Archive

Kathryn Grant

Gringolandia: Expat integration in tourist area vs. inland in México     

Kent Mathewson, Department of Geography & Anthropology

Afro-Caribbean Cultural Historical Contexts of the Castor Plant

Tiffany Gill, University of Delaware

Guide to the Tropics: African American Leisure Travel to the Caribbean

  • 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

N1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Teaching Palestine: Pedagogical Praxis and the Indivisibility of Justice

Chair: Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, San Francisco State University

Education under Occupation: Palestine, Pedagogies of Resistance, and the Indivisibility of Justice

Mamyrah Prosper, City University of New York, Graduate Center

Occupations in Haiti and Palestine: Empire-making across time and space

Jaime Veve, Transport Workers Union, Local 100, Retired

Colonialism, Neoliberalism, and Resistance from Puerto Rico to Palestine

Nanea Ranteria, San Francisco State Univesity

Rooted pedagogies: Land, Indigeneity, and Ocupation at San Francisco State University

Enrico Doan, University of Washington

Surveillance, Censorship, and Punishment: Selective Free Speech and the Suppresion of Palestine on University Campuses

Saliem Shehadeh, University of California-Los Ángeles

Anti-Colonial Knowledge, General Union of Palestin Students and Palestinian Diasporic Praxis

 

N2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Interrogating the State of Caribbean Politics, Democracy and Governance

Chair: David Hinds, Arizona State University

The Caribbean Contradiction and the decline of Caribbean Independence

Wendy Grenade, University of the West Indies

An Assessment of Political Leadership and Caribbean Regionalism

Tennyson Joseph, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Maziki Thame, Clark Atlanta University

Karen Sanderson Cole, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

The Heart of a Nation, Leading Tobagonians: A. Robinson and K. Rowley

 

N3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Cuba, U.S. Black Radicalism, and Transnational Emancipatory Thought

Chair: Winston James, University of California, Irvine

Charisse Burden-Stelly, Carleton College

Embodying the Tricontinental: Shirley Graham DuBois, Vicki Garvin, and “Third World” Black Radicalism in the 1960’s

Teishan Latner, Thomas Jefferson University

The Socialist Palenque: U.S. Political Exiles in Cuba from the Tricontinental era to the War on Terror

Henry Louis Taylor, State University of New York, Buffalo

Nehanda Isoke Abiodun: Fugitive from Justice or Political Refugee?

 

N4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Art and Resistance in the Contemporary Guyanese Diaspora (4)

Chair: Natalie Hopkinson, Howard University

Bernadette Persaud

Ruel Johnson

Grace Aneiza Ali

 

N5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Media, disaster videos and decolonial process

Chair: Yarí Elisa Cruz Ríos, IU Bloomington

“Pirtirriquisilivinti”: Decolonization through Participatory Culture after Hurricane María

Vivian Halloran, Indiana University Bloomington

@ChefVentura leading a Sustainable Food Revolution in PR

Eric Strobl, University of Bern

Cross-Country Hurricane Insurance in the Caribbean: A Fool’s Gold?

Gretchen O’Dell, Colorado State University

How (Not) To Help: Representing Caribbean peoples in disaster aid videos

 

N6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Performance of languages and literatures: teaching the Caribbean diversity

Chair: Anne V. Adams, Cornell University/State University of New York, Cortland

Pan-African Fiction as Performance

Bernard Delpeche, Acadia University

Creolization and Bilingualism within the Caribbean Identities

Isis Semaj-Hall, University of the West Indies, Mona

‘Jane Irie’ and ‘Wild Thoughts’: Teaching Brontë and Rhys in Jamaica

 

N7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Retos, desafíos y educación patrimonial en el Museo Casa de África

Chair: Inaury Portuondo, Museo Casa de África

Alberto Granado, Museo Casa de África

Adriana Pérez, Museo Casa de África

Julia C. Amorós, Escuela Primaria Ángela Landa

 

N8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Dismantling the Master’s House: Caribbean Feminist Radical Pedagogies 

Chair: Tao Leigh Goffe, New York University

Sonya Posmentier, New York University

Of Generations and Survival: Audre Lorde’s Black Feminist Pedagogy

Laurie Lambert, Fordham University

 

8:00 p.m. Noche cubana/ Cuban night / Nuitcubaine

Teatro Mella (Línea entre A y B, Vedado/Línea between A and B/Línea entre A et B)

 

Jueves/Thursday/Jeudi. Junio,June/Juin 7

 

8:00 a.m. Registro/Registration / Inscription

Secretariado/Secretariat/Secrétariat

 

10:00-6:00 p.m. Feria del libro “El Caribe enedicionescubanas”/Book Fair “The Caribbean in Cuban editions” /Foire du livre “Les Caraïbes dans les éditions cubaines.

Biblioteca Central de la Universidad de La Habana/ Central Library of the University of Havana/ Bibliothèque centrale de l’Université de La Havane

 

3:00 p.m. Muestra de cine del Caribe/Caribbean movie show/Cinéma des Caraïbes/

Cine Infanta/ Cinema Infanta/Cinema Infanta/ (Infanta entre San Miguel et Neptuno/ Infanta between San Miguel and Neptuno/ /Infanta entre San Miguel y Neptuno)

 

Sesiones /Sessions/Sessions

  • 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

O1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Emancipatory art and cultural practices as decolonisation 

Chair: Clinton Hutton, University of the West Indies

LeRoy Clarke & Manuel Mendive’s Art, an Episteme of Decolonisation

Alexander Alberro, Columbia University, Barnard College

Wifredo Lam’s El Tercer Mundo and the Tricontinental Movement

Arnaldo James, I Am One

I Am One, They so, they a artist

Sonja Gandert, City University of New York, Graduate Center

Tattooing, Seriality, and Emancipation in Puerto Rican Art

Fernando Pichardo Ríos, Secretaría de Cultura de la Ciudad de México

El cuerpo reprimido de Carlos Martiel: nueva performatividad cubana

 

O2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Women on Fire: Transcending the Historical Effects of Trauma

Chair: Karen Watkins, Georgia State University

Understanding the Effects of Trauma on Physical and Behavioral Health

Valerie Quarles, Walden University

Historical Trauma, Gender, and Criminality

Carol Collard, Kennesaw State University

Intersectionality of Chronic Poverty and Trauma

Kathy Goodridge-Purnell, Walden University

Identifying the Manifestations of Trauma

Camille Huggins, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Implications for Building Resiliency among Afro-Caribbean and African American

Women

 

O3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Race, gender and fight agaisnt the human trafficking

Chair: Audra Diptee

Radical Caribbean Thought & 21st Century Human Trafficking Discourses

Gabriela Godinez

Colorism and Opression among Latina Women in the United States                 

Nicole Cameron

Increasing bystander behaviors with media: Future Directions

 

O4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

La Biblioteca Nacional de Cuba por la preservación de la memoria histórica del Caribe

Chair: Vilma Ponce

Osdiel Ramírez, Biblioteca Nacional José Martí, Cuba

Mabiel Hidalgo, Biblioteca Nacional José Martí, Cuba

Hilda Pérez Souza, Biblioteca Nacional José Martí, Cuba

Vilma Ponce, Biblioteca Nacional José Martí, Cuba

 

O5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Archiving the Archipelago

Chair: Cathy Thomas, University of California, Santa Cruz

Sophie Pappenheim, University of California, Santa Cruz

The Body as Archival Assemblage in Safiya Sinclair’s Cannibal

Ruth McHugh-Dillon, University of Melbourne

 

O6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Slavery, Literature and Pedagogies: Social Justice

Chair: Patrick Taylor, York University

Whiteness, Life Writing and Emancipation from Mental Slavery

Christine Chivallon, National Center of Scientific Research

Narrating memories of slavery: the case of Martinique

Andrée-Anne Kekeh-Dika, Université Paris 8, Vincennes Saint-Denis

Writing in Writing Out: Some Notes on Caribbean literary Recompositions

Marie Larose, Brown University

The Mis-Education of Claire: epidermalization in Chauvet’s Love

 

O7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Visibility and Agency: decolonizing knowledges

Chair: Stéphanie Melyon-Reinette, Université des Antilles-LC2S

Marronner Par l’Amour: Réparations et Education

Camila Belliard Quiroga, Rutgers University

Decolonial ways of healing as resistance and agency from the Caribbean

Kwakiutl Dreher, University of Nebraska

The Quest for Spiritual Reconciliation in When Rocks Dance

 

O8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Black Performance, Gender and Transnational Emancipatory Thought

Chair: Nicosia Shakes, The College of Wooster

Honor Ford-Smith, York University

The queer, urban marronage of d’bi young anitafrika

Camille Turner, York University

Afrofuturist Performance as Emancipatory Ontology

 

  • 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

P1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Body Maneuvers: Radical Shifts in Caribbean Transnational Identities

Chair: Dasha Chapman, Hampshire College

Body Maneuvers: Radical Shifts in Caribbean Transnational Identities

Mario LaMothe, University of Illinois-Chicago

The Politics of Queerness and Tolerance at a Haitian Vodou Ceremony

Georgy Lundy, Independent Author/Journalist Espace FM

L’arc en ciel endeuillé: un récit de manoeuvres homosexuels en Haiti

Adanna Jones, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Show Meh Yuh Worst Behavior!: Playing Savage as a Strategy for Freedom

Yon Tande, Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts

The Body of Essence: A Phenomenological and Ontological Path

 

P2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

My body My politics: Exploring body image & health in sex. min. women

Chair: Karen Naidoo, York University

Lipstick & heels are NOT my only politics: investigating how the state sexually inscribes the woman’s minoritized body

Nastassia Rambarran

Telling their stories for the first time: Presenting the methodological approach and results of the first qualitative study on body image in Barbadian sexual minority women

Skye Maule-O’Brien, York University

I’ll tell you what I like: Erotic agency as colonial resistance

Raiza  Khan, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

I am not your baby!: Social & psychological constructs of LB women

 

 

P3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Boundary Crossings: Afro-Caribbean Women and Transnational Feminism

Chair: Adanna Jones, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Channon S. Miller, University of San Diego

Nneka D. Dennie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jallicia Jolly, University of Michigan

 

P4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Centro de Estudios del Caribe: Gestión cultural y educación

Chair: Camila Valdés, Casa de las Américas

Archivos y gestión de la memoria: los fondos del CEC

Haydee Arango Milián, Universidad de La Habana

La gestión editorial del CEC: historia y proyección

Gabriela Ramos Ruiz, Universidad de La Habana

El arte para sentir, para educar, para crecer

Kirenia Rodríguez Puerto, Universidad de La Habana

Arte y educación desde la gestión del Centro de Estudios del Caribe

Flavia Valladares Más, Universidad de La Habana

El arte caribeño en las investigaciones de la Universidad de La Habana

 

P5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Gender equality in the Caribbean–global framework regional realities

Chair: Susanne Zwingel, Florida International University

Caribbean states’ engagement with global gender equality norms         

Marion Bethel, Independent

CEDAW in The Bahamas

Melissa Boissiere, Florida International University

Gender Based Violence: Culture and Contradictions

Tamanisha John, Florida International University

Understanding Gendered Economic Inequalities in Caribbean States

 

P6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Territorialidad y Justicia Ambiental en el Archipiélago de San Andrés, Porvidencia y SantaCatlina

Chair: Fady Ortiz Roca, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Caribe

El pueblo Raizal del Archipiélago de San Andrés, Providencia y Santa Catalina, Colombia-Caribe Occidental: Hacia un Estatuto Autonómico de protección

Carolina Velásquez Calderón, University of Delaware, Disaster Research Center

Water justice in small islands: The case of San Andres Island, Colombian Caribbean

Luciana de Souza Ramos, Facultade de Direito da UNB

Orum e Aiyê: territórios de luta, (re)construção da justiça e construção de uma epistemologia jurídica da ancestralidade: Estudo sobre a dimensão político-jurídica dos processos de resistência e luta por direitos de comunidades negras no Brasil e Colômbia

Graybern Livingston  Forbes, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Movilizaciones y Resistencias por el maritorio y el territorio del pueblo raizal 1953-2016

Aixa Tatiana Cordero Romero, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Fetichismo legal en San Andrés Providencia y Santa Catalina

 

P7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Decolonizing Exchanges between Cuba & U.S.: FLACSO-Dominican U. Model

Chair: Elena Díaz, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales-Cuba/Universidad de la Habana

Gil Cook, Dominican University

Gema Ortega, Dominican University

Christina Pérez, Dominican University

 

P8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Sacred Knowledge in Haitian Vodou, Dance, and Ritual Arts

Chair: Kyrah M. Daniels, Boston College

Healing Arts & Ritual Forests: the Art of María Magdalena Campos-Pons

Marie Maude Evans, Sosyete Nago

Dance, Divination, and Dreams as Sacred Knowledge

Jean-Sebastien Duvilaire, Afrik Ayiti Project

Sacred Connections of Haitian Dance: Global Expressions of Negritude

 

P9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Exchanges, internationalization and partnership in education

Monique Pierre, Spelman College and Marie Léticée, University of Central Florida

Cultural exchanges as emancipatory practices

Edna Cruz, Universidade Estadual da Região Tocantina do Maranhão-UEMASUL

The internationalization of Brazilian education

Keisha Lynne Ellis, Independent

Social Transformation through Intellectual Access to Information

Aura Jirau Arroyo, University of Pittsburgh

General Education at the University of Puerto Rico (1942-1966)

 

P10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Mobilidad y Estrategias Anti-Hegemónicas de Rrepresentación Caribeñas

Andrea Morris, Louisiana State University

Im/mobility and Anti-Hegemonic Strategies in Contemporary Culture

Ana Liberato, University of Kentucky

Maria Cristina Fumagalli, University of Essex

Cristo Rey (2013) and the representation of diversity in Dominican Republic

Danielle Boaz, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Dreadlocks and Discrimination: Rastafari Students in Africa

 

  • 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

PP1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Plenary session: Decolonizing and reshaping Sexual Diversity and LGBTI discourses in the Caribbean

Chair: Angelique V. Nixon

Kamala Kempadoo, York University

Jafari Allen, University of Miami

Mario Lamothe, University of Illinois

Mariela Castro, CENESEX

Jacqui Alexander, Emerita, University of Toronto

 

PP2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Emancipation and Reparations in the Caribbean

Chair: Tyesha Maddox, Fordham University

Political Significance of Friendly Societies Post Emancipation

Chevy Eugene

The Radical Creative Imagination: Towards Caribbean Reparations               

Jose Atiles

CARICOM Mobilisation for Decolonial Justice and Reparations                      

  1. Adlai Murdoch

The Globalized Caribbean: Emancipation Myth vs. Neoliberal Reality

 

PP3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Poscolonial theory and emancipation in the Caribbean

Chair: Maria Elizabeth Rodríguez Beltrán, Rutgers University

Religion, Incest, and Decolonial Love in Land of Love and Drowning

Mary Reading

History through Emancipation: Fiction & Biography through Jean Rhys

Michael Grafals

Iris M. Zavala and Subjectivization in Postcolonial Caribbean Theory

 

PP4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Disable people in the Caribbean

Chair: Paul Van Trigt

Emancipation of disabled people in the Dutch Caribbean since the 1970’s

Zachary Morris

Climate risk for people with disabilities in the Caribbean

Anna Hayward

Yamirelis Oteri

 

PP5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

A posible road for Haiti: resistence and reconstruction

Chair: Nakita Joseph

Deconstructing white supremacy in Haiti: beyond “republic of NGOs”            

Victoria Koski-Karell

Making Water in Haiti: Relations of resistance and contradiction

Louis-Marc PIERRE

La vulnérabilité de Port-au-Prince et de Cap-Haitien vue à travers la reconstruction d`Haïti

 

PP6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Creating curricula for medical education and nursing programs in Haiti

Chair: Mary Clisbee

Sterman Toussaint

Donaldson Conserve

Michelle Morse

Marc Julmisse

 

PP7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Youth Acces to the Work and the Justice in the Caribbean

Chair: Corin Bailey, University of the West Indies

Predicting delinquency among Caribbean youth

Keisha April, Drexel University

The changing face of juvenile justice in the Caribbean

Anthony Briggs, University of Toronto/ OISE

A Counter narrative on Black Male Youth Responses to Work Pathways

Nigel Brisset, Clark University

Emigration and Education in the Knowledge Ecomomy

Winnifred Brown-Glaude, The College of New Jersey

Embodied Subjects: Historical Hauntings, Memory, and Melancholy

 

PP8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Visual Art

 

PP9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

From access to education to the classroom, what and how is it taught?

Chair: Aris Clemons, Univeristy of Texas at Austin

Creating Bridges: Afro-Caribbean discourses in a U.S High School

  1. Cristine Arce, University of Miami

We didn’t know”: Race and Radical Pedagogy in US Caribbean Classroom

Rosa Chávez and Greses A. Perez, Stanford University

Access to Science, Engineering and Mathematics for Haitian-Dominicans

  • 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Q1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Bodies, Sexualities and Human Rights

Chair: Angelina Tallaj, City University of New York

Reading the Queer and the Black in Dominican Popular Music             

Kerry White, University of Florida

OREMI’s Hope: Black/Lesbian Emancipatory Politics in a Precarious Cuba   

Malika Imhotep, University of California, Berkeley

‘Atlantic Is A Sea of Bones’ Black Diasporic Femmeinism & (Re)membrance

Leo Wilton, Binghamton University

Theorizing Black Queer Sexualities Research, HIV, and Human Rights

 

Q2- Embajadores1, Habana Libre

Arts Education as a Tool for Decolonization

Chair: Genevieve Hyacinthe, MFA Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, Manhattan

StephanieJohnson-Cunningham, Museum Hue

Arts Education as a Tool for Decolonization

Allyson Ferrante, Bridgewater State University

“The Unity is Submarine”: What an Art Exhibition Brings to the Surface

Anne Hickling-Hudson, Queensland University of Technology

Cuban internationalism and educational decolonization in the Caribbean

Marika Preziuso, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Intercultural Understanding: Teaching Caribbean texts across Differences

 

Q3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Queer and Female Kinship Networks in the Caribbean and its Diasporas

Chair: Ryan Joyce and Marina Magloire, Tulane University

In Search of Queer Kin: Jean-Euphèle Milcé’s “l’Alphabet des nuits”

Marina Magloire, Harvard University

We Pursue Our Magic: Audre Lorde and the Roots of Black Girl Magic

Todne Thomas, Harvard Divinity School

The Sacred Kinwork of Afro Caribbean Evangelical Women

Kesewa John, University of Chichester

Tais-Toi et Sois Belle or don’t: Caribbean Women & Interwar Nationalism

 

Q4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Desire, Art and Diversity

Chair: Celine Gibbons-Taylor, Queen’s University

Diasporic Desires and Emancipatory Futures

Sarah Smith, Bridgewater State University

That’s Art, Folks: Embracing Diversity through Alebrijes

Nicole Ramsey, University of California Berkeley

Rethinking Culture & Identity  through Visual Representation in Belize

Leslie Ann Toney, Judiciary of Trinidad & Tobago

Using culture to Transform Mental Health Landscape in Communities

Steffon Campbell, University of the West Indies, Mona

In-equality: Using IBPA and PNI to create a youth policy creation guide

 

Q5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Diasporic engagements, education and culture

Chair: Beverley Mullings, Queen’s University

Towards insurgent modes of diasporic engagement

Naomi A. Watson, The Open University

Supporting educational resilience of Caribbean women in the diaspora

Gwen Bergner, West Virginia University

Lòtbòdlo and the Spatial Relations of Dyaspora

Denize LeDeatte, Peach Mango Maverick

Continuing the internal de-colonial discourse…Artistically!

Ana Isabel Aguera Plaza, Université Paris 8

Vers une Science Joyeuse

 

Q6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Pedagogies, decolonization and societies in the Caribbean

Chair: Chenzira Davis Kahina, Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center, University of the Virgin Islands

Decolonization, Self-Determination and VI Caribbean Civilization

Marky Jean-Pierre, Tulane University/Akademi Kreyòl Ayisyen

Language, Education and Development: Post Colonial Societies and Neoliberalism

Ariana González Stokas, Bard College

Centros de Apoyo Mutuales: A decolonial pedagogy of relation?

 

Q7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Procesos educativos, resistencia cimarrona y dignidad del ser caribeño

Chair: Maydi Estrada, Universidad de La Habana

Cuerpo y Educación Intercultural. Cultura de Paz en Educación Caribeña

Aurora Elisa González Valmaseda, Universidad de La Habana

El cuerpo femenino en la fotografía caribeña realizada por mujeres

Yoelxy Pilliner, Casa de la Diversidad Cultural, Camagüey

La mujer haitiana en Camagüey: educación familiar, cultural y racial

Yusmidia Solano Suárez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Caribe

Educación indígena: Significados en el tejido de mochilas Kankuamas

Raquel Sanmiguel Ardila, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Caribe

Resistencia Creole en el Caribe occidental: lenguas y educación

 

Q8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Visual Art

 

Q9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Spiritual Pedagogy: Teaching and Practicing African Religions

Chair: Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar, Ryerson University

Four Voices from the Diasporic Classroom: Teaching on African Religious Traditions in North America

Nixon Cleophat, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Terrible Split in my Soul: Being a Practitioner-Scholar in Academia

Jenny Pantoja Torres, InstitutoCubano de Antropología.

Yaniela Morales Cortina, Instituto Cubano de Antropología

 

  • 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

R1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Media, Gender & Racial Identity Formation in Cuba, Haiti and Brazil

Chair: Tanya Saunders, University of Florida

Sabine Lamour, University of Paris VIII/Université d’État d’Haïti

La couple hétérosexuel: une communauté impossible en Haïti

Alexandra Cenatus, University of Florida

Thinking colorism through two Haitian Vodou deities: Freda and Dantò

Monica Pessoa, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina

De África a la diáspora: el papel de Djelis en la contemporaneidad

Ana Luiza Monteiro Alvez, Universidade Federal Fluminense

Racial relations in Cuba: an approach to the reception of Brazilian telenovelas

 

R2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Caribbean Rastafari: Intersection and Contestation with the Left

Chair: Michael Barnett, University of the West Indies, Mona

Samuel Furé Davis, Universidad de La Habana

Rastafari and the utopia of the Left

Tyehimba Salandy, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Contesting Visions of Liberation and Development: Rastafari, Western Capitalism   and the Coloniality of the Nation-State

Charles Price, University of North Carolina

Rastafari in a Revolutionary Context-Grenada

Ennis Edmonds, Kenyon College

Full Circle: from Christianity to Rastafari and Back

 

R3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Working Group Meeting

Sexualities

 

R4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Going back home: Return Migration or Remigration?

Chair: Elaine Douglas-Harrison, City University of New York, Medgar Evers College

Emigrant Jamaican Wives and Remigration

Lystra Huggins, City University of New York, Medgar Evers College

Mala Jokhan, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Parent-child Reunification as a Consequence of Remigration among Trinidadian Transnational Families

Norissa Williams, City University of New York, Medgar Evers College

 

R5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Ellos y ellas piensan el Caribe

Chair: Andres Serbin, CRIES

Antonio Romero, Universidad de La Habana/Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe “Norman Girvan”

Aportes de la obra de Norman Girvan

Armando Fernández, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba

Aportes de la obra de Gérard Pierre-Charles

Félix Valdés, Instituto de Filosofía

Aportes de la obra de New World Group

Milagros Martínez Reinosa, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba/Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe “Norman Girvan”

Aportes de la obra de Suzy Castor

 

R6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Workshop

Mind Decolonization via Self-Actualization: Reconnecting the African Diaspora through the Caribbean 

Facilitators:

Crystal Martin, University of Memphis, Memphis

Tiffany Chimaroke, Midwest College of Oriental Medicine

Carlita Bradley, Neuromuscular Therapy & Aesthetics, Oakland, CA

 

R7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Intersecciones discursivas y subversivas: caribeñizando las miradas

Chair: Luciana Salazar Plata, PPELA-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Lamming y Glissant pintando diálogos antillanos

Roberto Almanza, PPELA-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

La historia y la política según Walter Rodney

Roxana Ponce, PPELA-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

La influencia del movimiento de la Negritud en la trayectoria intelectual de manuel Zapata Olivella

Josué David Ku Gallegos, Western Michigan University

WI bareblack T(S)ext(S)ual del autor Manuel Ramos Otero y su experiencia frente al VIH/SIDA

 

R8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Gender as a critically way to understanding the Caribbean identity

Chair: Zakiya R. Adair, The College of New Jersey

CaraïbesFrançaises: Race, Gender and Diaspora in Beyonce’s Lemonade

Rosana Herrero, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Tantra Orisha o la integración de polaridades femenina y masculina

Therese James and Mahalia Jackman, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Attitudes towards transgender

Joan Phillips, University of the West Indies

Post-Colonial discourse and sex work

 

R9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Geopolítica y administración de justicia para los pueblos del Caribe

Jorge Castañeda Zavala, Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora

Comercio y geopolítica en el Caribe, 1945-1948

Jaime Rodríguez, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Capitalismo vs. Imperialismo una mirada desde la Escuela de Regulación

John Omar Silva Cala, Universidad de los Andes

Los Pueblos Indígenas y sus Derechos del Mar en la Cuenca del Caribe

Gabriela Muskus, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Oralidad en la administración de justicia en San Andrés y Providencia

 

R10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

The emancipatory power of books and reviews

Chair: Aurora Santiago Ortiz, University of Massachusetts

Libros Libres: Decolonial Resistence through Community Solidary Wealth

William Tringali, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Caribbean Libraries as Cultural Memory Institutions

Marlyn Maldonado

Revista La Azucena: voces de integración dirigidas a la mujer

 

  • 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

S1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Radical Intellectual Traditions: Black Life, Hegemony, Revolution

Chair: Laurie Lambert, Fordham University

New Humans: Haiti, the Marvelous, and the Limits of Decolonial Thought

Aaron Kamugisha, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Natalie Léger, City University of New York, Queens College

Brian Meeks, Brown University

 

S2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

The nation and belongings in the 21st Century

Chair: Annie Paul, The University of the West Indies, Sir Arthur Louis Institute of Social and Economic Studies

Nation Aroused and Open for Business? Jamaica circa early 21st Century

Allison Bailey Wedderburn, University of the West Indies, Mona

Internal Migration in Jamaica

Tracian Meikle, Jamaica University of Amsterdam

Memorial Murals and the Politics of Difference in Kingston

Ryan O’Connor, Bridgewater State University

Why the Novel Yardie Belongs in the British Canon

 

S3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Narrativas e imágenes femeninas

Chair: Yolanda Ricardo, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba

Narrativa caribeña: personajes femeninos de expresión emancipatoria

Christopher A. McGrath, Hope College

Memoria cultural dominicana y subjetividad en la obra de Rita Indiana

Yairamaren Román Maldonado, University of California, Berkeley

Imaginario caribeño en La mucama de Omniculé de Rita Indiana

Karen Flynn, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Resurrecting Gloria Baylis: A Caribbean Civil Rights Heroine in Canada

 

S4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Conversation with our Griots

 

S5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Literature, imaginaire and education

Chair: Maria Cristina Fumagalli, University of Essex

Derek Walcott’s early years in St. Lucia

Jannelle Rodrigues, Bremen University

Education as pathogen in The Schoolmaster and Myal

Normelia Parise, Université Paris 8

La chapelle ardent: l’âgon de Marie Vieux-Chauvet

Jessica Womack, Princeton University

Illustrating a return: Wifredo Lam and Retorno al País Natal

Margaret Love, Tufts University

Not “that sacred gang”: Lamming & Emancipatin fron Colonial Education

 

S6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Cultural Industries

Chair: Suzanne Burke, University of the West Indies

The cultural industry as an Emancipatory Space

Zaira Zarza, University of Alberta

Pedagogical projects in Cuba’s creative industries

Carla W. Springer, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Commercialisation, Caribbean Cultural Practice and Frankfurt School

Michelle Springer, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Oral History Research in Developing the Cultural and Creative Sectors

 

S7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Education: Teaching and Learning Resistance

Chair: Maxine Wood, York University

Nikita Pardesi, Institute of International Relations, University of the West Indies

Human Trafficking and Labour Exploitation in the Caribbean

Akua Benjamin, Ryerson University and Maxine Wood, York University

Teaching and Learning Resistance

Rogene Reid, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto

Impacts of Racial Trauma and Anti-Black Racism on Students Learning

 

S8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Cuba, U.S. Black Radicalism, and Transnational Emancipatory Thought

Chair: Henry Taylor Jr., University at Buffalo

Cuba, U.S. Black Radicalism, and Transnational Emancipatory Thought

Rita Keresztesi, University of Oklahoma

Caribbean 1968: Writing Black Power

Eziaku Nwokocha, University of Pennsylvania

Divining Dreams: Black Atlantic Fashion in Haitian Vodou

Cristina Basso

Brujeria, sub-version and memory-making in the Colombian Caribbean

 

S9- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Emancipation, autonomy and social justice education

Chair: Sally Ann García Taylor

Redes sociales y luchas por la autonomía en el Caribe Suroccidental

David González, Universidad Nacional

¿Emanciapar o reprimir? Reflexión de la educación en centros penales

Wazir Jefferson, The University of Utah

Furthering the Conversation: Understanding Social Justice Education

Tabatha Robinson,  Student

We Fund Ourselves: Susu, the Black Market and Chinese Investments

 

S10- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

The (re)counted and the (re)pressed

Chair: Zophia Edwards (zedwards@providence.edu), Providence College

Re-examining labor dispute tribunals in British colonies

Andrea Baldwin, Connecticut College

Whither their Generation: Attitudes, Expectations and Aspirations

Chair: Balford Lewis, University of Technology, Jamaica

Kenisha Nelson, University of Technology, Jamaica

 

  • 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

T1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Research in Practice: Social and Cultural Transformation in the Caribbean

Chair: Meagan Sylvester, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Keri Mary Johnson, The University of Trinidad and Tobago

Kambule: A commemoration of education, emancipation and social justice

Chenzira Davis Kahina, Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center at the University of the Virgin Islands

Heritage Education & Arts Legacy: HEAL365 VI Caribbean Innovatives Perspectives

Gregory Richardson, Instituto Pedagógico Arubano

Calypso music, globalization and plurilingualism in the Dutch Caribbean

 

T2- Embajadores 1, Habana Libre

Memory and narratives: the production of power

Chair: Rhonda Frederick, Boston College

Decolonizing Racial Narratives through Caribbean Speculative Fiction

Maria Teresa Sánchez Alcolea, Northern Caribbean University

A Cartography of Narratives around Jamaican Creole

Angela Watkins, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

The Miseducation of the Colonized in the Rainmaker’s Mistak.

Arthur J. Hughes, Ohio University

Agency, History, and Epistemology: Laila Lalami’s The Moor’s Account

 

T3- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Decolonial Curriculum and Education for Development

Chair: Robert Millette, Lincoln University

Education for Development in SIDS Countries

Camilla Stevens, Rutgers University

Education and Decolonization in the Theatre of Trevor Rhone

Greg Thomas, Tufts University

Education ‘Put to School with the People’: FANON, Cuba and Palestine.

Kimberly Todd, OISE University of Toronto and Valerie Robert, Ontario College of Teachers

Reviving the Spirit by Making the Case for a Decolonial Curriculum

 

T4- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Carnival, Theater and Spirituality

Chair: Irline Francois, Goucher College

Contrapuntal Visions and Dimensions of Afro-Caribbean Spirituality

Lydia Bailey, Bridgewater State University, Student

Spicemas and Ole Mas Afro Caribbean Spirituality

Camille Quamina, Edna Manley College of the Visual & Performing Arts

Making Mas with Theatre-Making Theatre with Mas

 

T5- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Enseigner (dans) la Caraïbe: pour une revision des référentiels objets

Fred Reno, Université des Antilles

L’ignorancepartagée obstacle à la construction de la Caraïbe

Thierry Tassius, Université des Antilles.

Stéphanie Mulot, Université de Toulouse

Julien Merion, Université des Antilles

Myriam Moïse

 

 

T6- Internacional, Habana Libre

Conjuring Sacred Pedagogies in the Margins and across Boundaries: The Circum-Atlantic Religious Lives and Spaces of Healing, Markets, and Spirits

Martin Tsang, University of Miami

Residual Transcriptions in Archives of Conjure

Solimar Otero, Louisiana State University

Yanique Hume, University of the West Indies

Alexander Fernández, Florida International University

Narratives of Transnational Afro-Cuban Lukumi Veiled Economies

 

T7- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Caribbean Art: Knowledge, Networks, and Emancipation

Chair: Kenwyn Crichlow, The University of The West Indies, St. Augustine

Memory and the affirmation of expression in recent Guyanese Art

Ewart C. Skinner, Bowling Green State University, School of Media & Communication

Arts, Technology and Emancipation in the Black Hemisphere

Rebecca L. Skinner, Bowling Green State University

Wendy Nanan: Art as Transmission of Knowledge

Therese Hadchity, University of the West Indies/Barbados Community College

Hello world. We’ve been waiting for you: The Caribbean artist, the creative network and the (new) public sphere.

Mariah Morales, Bowling Green State University

Firelie Báez: Road Map Symbols

 

T8- Primavera, Habana Libre

Popular Theatre and film as a form of decolonization in the Caribbean

Chair: Concepción Mengíbar, Universidad de Jaén/ EscuelaOficial de Idiomas

Shakespeare y lo popular en Cuba como herramienta de descolonización

Karina Smith, University of Melbourne, Victoria University Collective Creations: the 1985 Caribbean Popular Theatre Exchange

Jude Ulysse, Independent scholar

Tomás Gutiérrez Alea’s Last Supper: Excision of the Haitian Revolution

 

7 :30 p.m. Asamblea de miembros de la AEC / CSA Business Meeting/AEC Assemblée Générale

Salón Solidaridad

 

Viernes/ Friday/Vendredi. Junio/June/Juin 8

 

8:00 a.m. Registro/ Registration / Inscription

Secretariado/Secretariat/Secrétariat

 

10:00-6:00 p.m. Feria del libro “El Caribe en ediciones cubanas”/Book Fair “The Caribbean in Cuban editions” /Foire du livre “Les Caraïbes dans les editions cubaines/

Biblioteca Central de la Universidad de La Habana/Central Library of the University of Havana/ / Bibliothèque centrale de l’Université de La Havane

 

3:00 p.m. Muestra de cine del Caribe/ Caribbean movie show/Cinéma des Caraïbes/

Cine Infanta/Cinema Infanta/Cinéma Infanta/ (Infanta entre San Miguel y Neptuno/Infanta between San Miguel and Neptuno/Infanta entre San Miguel et Neptuno/)

 

Sesiones/ Sessions/Sessions

  • 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

U1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Le concept de décolonisation: enjeux historiques et idéologiques 

Chair: Didier Destouches, Université des Antilles

Le concept de décolonisation: enjeux historiques et idéologiques

Pamela Obertan, Université des Antilles

Re -penser la décolonisation dans un contexte de transition écologique.

Brigitte Facorat-Gaspard, Université des Antilles

Responsabilité vers les générations futures et société post-coloniale

Murielle Vairac, Université des Antilles

Les sociétés ultramarines au défis des processus d’evolution

Loïc Vatna, Université des Antilles

La dignité humaine instrument des mutations des sociétés de la Caraïbe

 

U2- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Jamaica, education, activism and heritage

Chair: Lisa Del Sol, Graduate Student/Teaching Assistant

Age of Dis Distress & Disrespect in a Brief History of 7 Killings

Janelle Mroz-Gondre, Bridgewater State University Student

The Neocolonialism of the Jamaican Skin Bleaching Epidemic

Nicole Plummer, Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of the West Indies

Keep d’ fire blazin’: Rastafari CGBS &activism through education

 

U3- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Justicia y tierra

Chair: Martha Arguello, University of California, Irvine

The Symbolism of Adolfina and Mama Tingo in “Rescate de tierras” and ecological and land rights movements

Jeanette Charles, Independent Scholar/Chiapas Support Committee

Theorizing Black Solidarity Models in Haiti and Venezuela, Perspectives across Time

Cindy Forster, Scripps College, Claremont

Reflections on ‘la comuna’ and twenty-first-century socialism

Pambana Basset, University of the West Indies, Mona

Envisioning Reparations: Belize, Honduras, Jamaica

 

U4- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Citizenship and Anti-Colonial Feminist Pedagogies in the Caribbean: Inter-disciplinary Conversations

Chair: Tami Navarro, Barnard College

Critical Caribbean Feminisms: Teaching and Building Community in Troubled Times

Halimah DeShong, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Caribbean Feminist Pedagogies for Interrogating Violence

Tonya Haynes, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Women’s Studies after Wynter

Kristina Hinds , University of the West Indies, Cave Hill

Exorcising Citizenship

 

U5- Internacional, Habana Libre

Sexual and Gendered Praxes of Resistance and Refusal in the Caribbean 

Chair: Nicole Charles, University of Toronto Mississauga

Nikoli Attai, University of Toronto

Judy Grant, University of Toronto

Lahoma Thomas, University of Toronto

 

U6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Breaking Bad: Understanding violence at the intersection between transnational organised crime, community, and masculinities in Port of Spain, Trinidad

Chair: Adam Baird, Coventry University

Breaking Bad: Understanding violence and masculinity in Port of Spain

Matthew Bishop, University of Sheffield

DylanKerrigan, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Resilience, empowerment and spoken word poetry

 

U7- Primavera, Habana Libre

Enseigner dans la Caraïbe: pour des politiques éducatives innovantes

Stéphanie Mulot, Université de Toulouse

Bernard Phipps et SallySteiner, Université des Antilles

Enseigner le plurilinguisme comme compétence en territoires non-souverains

Florence Louis-Edouard, Université des Antilles

L’entreprise créative objet éducatif innovant dans la Caraïbe

Yves Montouroy, Université des Antilles et Amandine Montagut, Science po Bordeaux

L’enseignement de la science politique pour penser le développement économique des territoires insulaires

Sarah Jno Baptiste

L’expérience des programmes scolaires associés à l’Unesco

 

U8- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Transnational Un/Fastenings of Indo-Caribbean Masculinities

Chair: R. Cassandra Lord

Darrell Baksh, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

“We Bring Back De Ole T’ing, So Leh Mih Hear Yuh Sing”: Retro Revivals in Trinidad’s Chutney Soca

Ryan Persadie, University of Toronto

The Challenges of the Queer Fête: The Affects of (Indo) Absence and the Politics of Belonging in the Trinidad Diaspora

Jillian Ollivierre Fernandes, York University

Fashioning Indo-Trinidadian Masculinities, or the Curious Case of the Jama Jora     

 

U9-Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Douze: Narrating Disaster & Persistence

Chair: Myriam J. A. Chancy, Scripps College

“Disaster Relief”: Emancipatory Novels by Caribbean Women Writers Trans-linguistically

Ifeona H. Fulani, New York University

The Stone Thrower

Karin Lachmising, Independent Writer

Breathe, theatre, couragous women of Suriname, claiming women rights

Nelly Rosario, Williams College

How the Medicines Go Down

 

 

  • 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

V1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Pensamiento ambiental y emancipación de los saberes desde el Caribe

Chair: Mina Kleiche Dray, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)–Université Paris V Descartes

Guillermo Castro, Universidad del Saber-Panamá

El aporte de José Martí a la formación de una cultura ambiental latinoamericana

Reinaldo Funes Monzote, Fundación Antonio Núñez Jiménez de la Naturaleza y el Hombre/Universidad de La Habana

La idea de “La Conquista de los Trópicos” en la formación del Gran Caribe

Adler Camilus, Docteur en Philosophie/Chercheur Associé

Prolégomènes à une écologie ontologique à partir de la Caraïbe

Armando Fernández, Fundación Antonio Núñez Jiménez de la Naturaleza y el Hombre

El pensamiento de Fernando Ortiz en el surgimiento de una conciencia social  de los desposeídos

Catalina Toro Perez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia/Grupo de Trabajo Ecología Política CLACSO

Descolonizando saberes y prácticas subalternizadas en el Caribe Occidental. Colonialidad de la Naturaleza, Extractivismo y Racismo Ambiental en el Caribe Occidental

 

V2- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Religious & material aspects for creative education and expression

Chair: Patrick Bellegarde-Smith, Haitian Studies Association

LeGrace Benson, Haitian Studies Association

Claudine Michel, University of California, Santa Barbara

Moral and Cultural Implications of the African-Haitian Religious Tradition: A Holistic Approach to the Education of Youth

Charlene Désir, Nova Southeastern University

Vodou Epistemology Supports Comprehensive Development of Haitian-US Youth

 

 

V3- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Emigration and imagined identity

Chair: Tatianna Rodrigues, University College London

Regional integration through migration? Indo-Guyanese in Barbados

  1. Scott Smith, Utica College

The Caribs in Guadeloupe: Psychological Factors and Cultural Evolution

Suzanne Narain, University of Toronto

Political Participation of Indo-Caribbean Women in the Diaspora

Stacy Hope, Centre for Amerindian, Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CAS)

From Guyanese to Amerindian: Finding ‘Place’ through Imagined Identity

 

V4- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Diversity through literature

Chair: Josue David Ku Gallegos, Western Michigan University

Poesía y precariedad: la experiencia literaria de Víctor Fragoso

Robin Brooks, University of Pittsburgh

Genuine or Opportunistic Relationships in Oonya Kempadoo’s Fiction

Homero Quezada Pacheco, Asociación Mexicana de Estudios del Caribe

Identidad y tema del doble en Sirena Selena vestida de pena

Holly Stanley, Bridgewater State University

The Evolution of Creole Identification

 

V5- Internacional, Habana Libre

Pedagogies and sexualities in the Caribbean

Chair: Beverly Bain, University of Toronto

“Wakefulness” in the Teaching of Caribbean Feminisms and Sexualities

Diego Ubiera, Fitchburg State University

Critical Pedagogy and Caribbean Feminisms in the Neoliberal University

Fatimah Jackson-Best, University of Ottawa

A Review of Intersectionality & Stigma: Implications for the Caribbean

Orlando Harris, University of California, San Francisco

Post-Colonial Perspective on Masculinity and HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean

Kedon Willis, University of Florida

Charting a Queer Black Epistemology in the Hispanic Caribbean

 

 

V6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

“They have understood the relativity of all things:” Black Women’s Emancipatory Theories and Practices

Chair: Paula Marie Seniors, Virginia Tech

Mae Mallory, the Monroe Defense Committee and World Revolutions

Claire Oberon García, Colorado College

Marsha Jean-Charles, Cornell University

Reading to Catalyze: Haitian Coming of Age Novels & Politization

Daveisha Gibson, Virginia Tech

 

V7- Primavera, Habana Libre

The eye of the storm: the need for collective natural disaster preparedness planning in the Caribbean

Chair: Okama Ekpe Brook, AsombrosoX, Inc.

The need for collective natural disaster preparedness in the Caribbean

Sharine Allamby-Duncan, Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance

Godfrey St. Bernard, University of the West Indies, St. Agustine

Measuring Resilience in Natural Disasters in Caribbean States  

Farah Nibbs, State University of New York, School of Environmental Sciences and Forestry Climate

Change education for improved resiliency for households

 

V8- Salón 250, Universidad de la Habana

Women from emancipation and reparations

Chair: Sean M. Kennedy

On Insurgent Ground: Black Women, Gender, and Reparations

Jewel Amoah, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

The Revolution Must be Gendered

Patrice Allen

Pan-African Emancipatory thought and progress for Women of the UNIA

Norell Martínez

Rituals of Resistance and Afro-Caribbean Women: Hexing the Ruling Class

 

V9- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Diasporic Literature and the Black identity

Chair: Walter Cruz Caminha, State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) / CNPq

Displacement and (non) belonging in A Small Place, by Jamaica Kincaid

David Dulceany, Duke University

The Haitian Revolution as Political Theology in the novel Stella

Dan Castilow, Tulane University

Trini Black: Blackness and Creole Identity in Trinidad and Miami

 

  • 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

VV1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Plenary session: Cambio Climático en el Caribe: la amenaza constante

Chair: Catalina Toro Pérez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Gilberto Cabrera Trimiño, Universidad de La Habana

Universidad, cambio climático, administración pública y educación ambiental en el Caribe

José Luis Juanes

¿Podrá contar el Caribe con sus playas en los futuros escenarios del Cambio Climático?

Ramón Pichs

Economía y cambio climático en el Caribe

José Rubiera, Instituto de Meteorología

Perspectivas de los huracanes en el Caribe en un entorno de Cambio Climático

Rudy Montero Mata

La Tarea Vida. Experiencia de política cubana para los estudios de peligro, vulnerabilidad y riesgos, y la adaptación al cambio climático

 

VV2- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Diaspora, rituals, languages and music

Chair: Allison Bailey, Wedderburn

Internal Migration in Jamaica

Khytie Brown, Harvard University

Florida Water: Profane Perfume to Sacred Caribbean Elixir

Winston C. Campbell, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Perfoming Arts

Millennials, Christian Worship Sites and Aesthetic Liberation

Dexter Gabriel

Expedition for Freedom: Peck and Price in Trinidad & Guiana 1839-1840

 

VV3-Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Theorizing about the Fathering and Mothering

Chair: Patricia Anderson, Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, University of the West Indies, Mona

Julian Devonish, Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work, University of the West Indies, Mona

Fathering the “Outside” Child: Differences and Shortfalls in Jamaican

Chimine Arfuso, California Institute of Integral Studies

A Case for a Cubana Mothering Epistemology

 

VV4- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Epistemologies, culture and critically views about learning and education

Chair: Michel Bangou, Regional Economic and Social Council (CESR)

Identité, culture et développement

Talia Esnard, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Learning to Move beyond the Acriticality of my Graduate Education

Isabel GuzzardoTamargo, Rutgers University- New Brunswick

Epistemologies of Neo-Marronage in Dionne Brand’s Fiction

Owen Ellis

Cultural studies for transformational Caribbean educational practices

Erold K. Bailey, Westfield State University

Constructivist Pedagogy for Learner Empowerment in the Postcolonial Context of the Caribbean

 

VV5- Internacional, Habana Libre

Sexualities and reproductive justice in the Caribbean

Chair: Patricia Saunders, University of Miami

Sex Outta Road: Performing Power, Politics & Sexuality in Jamaica

James Wadley, Lincoln University

Sexuality Education and Leadership at HBCUs

Anna Hayward, Stony Brook University and Jallicia Jolly, University of Michigan

Organizing for environmental & reproductive justice in the Caribbean

 

VV6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Effective system for prevention and education

Jenny Douglas, The Open University

The role of family and community in preventing cigarette smoking

Braam Rust, Friend

A fair and effective system when screening M & D students

Rithodel Cadet, ISTEAH, Haïti and Carlo Prévil, UQAT, Canada

Considérations sur des approches éducatives à prioriser pour l’adaptation aux changements climatiques et la réduction des risques de catastrophe en Haïti

 

VV7- Primavera, Habana Libre

Afro-Caribbean Legacies: U.S. Histories and Multicultural Education

Chair: Lori West, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Caribbean and U.S. Histories: Museums, Memory & Educational Legacies

Dinah Armstead, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Intercultural Competences?  African Americans Visit the Caribbean

Roblyn P. Lexter, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Education, Culture and the Global Discrimination of People of Color

Ted Ingram, Bronx Community College and James Coaxum, Rowan Universtiy

Foreign is the new Black

 

VV8- Salón 250, Universidad de La Habana

Subjetividades alternativas en República Dominicana y Cuba

Chair: Christopher A. McGrath, Hope College

Subjetividades alternativas en República Dominicana y Cuba

Zaida. Corniel, Stony Brook University

Ciudades paralelas: CaribbeanFantasy, contra-postal de Santo Domingo

Jacqueline Herranz Brooks, City University of New York, Graduate Center/York College

Cuquitas y Viaje en Almendrón: en gira por La Habana a pie y en taxi

Milagros Ricourt, City University of New York, Lehman College

 

VV9- Salón 300, Universidad de La Habana

Education, religion and voices

Chair: Orlando Harris, University of California, San Francisco

Young Jamaican MSM Experiences with Childhood Sexual Abuse and Assault

Anita Baksh, LaGuardia Community College

Religion as Informal Education in Elizabeth Jaikaran’s Trauma

Vieann Ragoonanan Maharaj, University of the West Indies St Augustine

Ritual Power: Kali Mai Puja in Trinidad

Linsey Sainte-Claire, Davidson College

Les voix des femmes sur l’éducation dans les Caraïbes françaises

 

  • 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

W1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Nierika: el arte y el cuerpo en el Caribe

Chair: Yolanda Wood, Universidad de La Habana

Thalia Díaz Vieta, Universidad de La Habana

Memoria-Performance-Cine: tríada en la obra de Gloria Rolando

Sophia Kitlinski, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Re-Reading Anthropological Photographs of Black Cubans

Marcela Landázabal, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Escotomas: orpaillage, prostitución y otras sintomatologías en el Caribe amazónico

Ian Bethell Bennett, University of the Bahamas

What’s in the frame: tourism, art, installation and rebuilding the oldwhore of a body

 

W2- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

3T and Home: Tourism, Travel, Transformation and Academic Ecology

Chair: Angeletta Kim Mar Gourdine, Louisiana State University

Traveling Beyond Tourist Boundaries

Felipe Mejía and Marion Madrigal, The Secret Costa Rica

The Secret Costa Rica: The new way to connect cultures

 

W3- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Social statue of Language and policies

Chair: Mackenzie Brennan, Bridgewater State University

Speaking to Power: Examining colonial tendencies through Syntax

Louis Romer, Vassar College

Language ideology and the social status of Papiamentu

Shane Dougherty, Bridgewater State University

The Power of Language

Priscilla Stilwell-Previl, Université Providence d’Haïti

Spoken Like a Native: French Language in Haitian University Settings

 

W4- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Exploring Transnational Caribbean Sexual Politics

Chair: Matthew Chin, Fordham University

Sexing Mr. Chin: Afro-Asian homo intimacies in post 1970s

Jallicia Jolly, University of Michigan

Sexual Desire & Self-making Among HIV-Positive Jamaican Women

Carla Moore, University of the West Indies, Mona, Institute of Gender and Development Studies

“Weak to Yu”: Vulnerability and Masculine Sexuality in the Dancehall

Brandon Callendar, Berkeley University

Melvin Dixon: Echoes that Come

 

W5- Internacional, Habana Libre

Social Media and Behavioral Attributes in the Caribbean

Chair: Victoria Rampersad, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Nicole Thwaites, University of the West Indies, Mona

Andrea Woolcock, University of Technology, Jamaica

Godfrey St. Bernard, University of the West Indies, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies

Adolescents, Young Adults and Social Media in Jamaica

Arlene Bailey, University of the West Indies, Mona

 

W6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

GWI customer satisfaction: the role of education, SES and health

Chair: Melissa Benjamin, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI)

Richard Van West Charles, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI)

Dwayne Shako, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI)

Marlon Daniels, Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI)

 

W7- Primavera, Habana Libre

Emancipation in the Undercommons: Punishment, War, Finance

Chair: Michael Ralph (mr404@nyu.edu), New York University

Dina Asfaha, University of Pennsylvania

Rachel Laryea, Yale University

 

  • 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

X1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Caribbean territories, sovereignty and climate change

Chair: Russell Stockard Jr., California Lutheran University

Amid Climate Change, Gentrification in Miami’s Little Haiti

Samuel Jouault, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán

El Caribe Continental: aproximación desde la geografía del turismo

Wouter Veenendaal, Malcolm Ferdinand and Gert Oostindie, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV)

Non-Sovereign Territories: A Global Comparison

 

X2- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Culture and Violence/Impact of Violence in Rap and Dancehall

Chair: Christopher Charles, University of the West Indies

A Psychotherapeutic Intervention for Violent Behaviour and Academic Problems in Schools: Conceptualization to Implementation

Dennis Howard, Institute of Cultural Policy and Innovation

The Impact of the Rhetoric of Violence in Rap and Dancehall on Youth Culture

Basil Wilson, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Culture and Violence/Reggae-Dancehall, Grassroots and Criminality

 

X3- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

Working Group Meeting

Environmental

 

X4- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Coloniality, Crisis and Climate Disaster: Critical Perspectives

Chair:  Yarimar Bonilla, Rutgers University

The Wait of Disaster: Hurricanes and the politics of recovery

Alissa Trotz, University of Toronto

Maya Trotz, University of South Florida

Infrastructurality and gender, money and post disaster recovery

Natasha Lightfoot, Dominica State College

Schuyler Esprit, Dominica State College

 

X5- Internacional, Habana Libre

Appropriate pedagogies and methodologies for students

Chair: Kim Finch-Kareem, Florida Memorial University

College Persistence of Black Female Students on Welfare at a HBCU

Stephanie Mulot, CAGI Laboratoirecaribéen de sciences socials

Les violencesdansl’éducation des enfants: justifications culturelles

Anthony Browne, Hunter College

The Other Achievement Gap: Caribbean Students in NY and Their Peers

 

X6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Workshop

Las destrezasorales en una L2 a través de unaprendizajemixto

Facilitator: Paula González, University of West Indies, Cave Hill

 

X7- Primavera, Habana Libre

Significance and Outcome of the Post-Duvalierist regimes in Haiti

Chair: Carolle Charles, Ciry University of New York, Baruch College

Robert Fatton, University of Virginia

Of Trump, Shi..oles, and Haiti

Alex Dupuy, Wesleyan University

The limit of the “Democratic Revolution” in Haiti

 

  • 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Y1- Solidaridad, Habana Libre

Emancipatory Spaces, Performance and Gender Identity in the Caribbean

Chair: Angelique Nixon, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Institute for Gender and Development Studies

Nikoli Attai, University of Toronto

Knowledge Production and Queer Modernity in the Anglophone Caribbean

Krystal Ghisyawan, Unaffiliated scholar

Femme-ing up d’ place: Re-gendering the ‘Public’ through Performance

Charlene Roach, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Cultural Impacts on Performance in Caribbean Public Organizations

Daly Richianne, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

The Language of Gender Identity: Mechanisms of Othering

King Rosamond, City University of New York, Brooklyn College

Whose Transgression, Whose Emancipation? Cross-dressing in Cape Town and Caribbean Festivals

 

Y2- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Clim-Arte, conflictos socio-ambientales y humanismo emancipador en el Caribe

Chair: Yolanda Wood, Universidad de La Habana

El Caribe, imagen visual y pensamiento emancipador en clave ambiental

Guillermo Castro, Universidad del Saber-Panamá

Transitismo y Conflictos en las Sociedades Hidráulicas: El Caso de Panamá

Joan Martinez Alier, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Conflictos socio-ambientales en el Caribe y Alternativas  desde la Ecología Popular

Camille Chalmers, University professor/Executive Director of Civil Society organization network at PAPDA

La ofensiva de las Empresas transnacionales en Haití para establecer extracciones de minas metálicas a gran escala

Silvia Juliana Tello Solano,  Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Defensa de los derechos territoriales en San Andrés Providencia y Santa Catalina

 

Y3- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

POSTING FOR PEACE: Youth, Social Media and Violence in the Caribbean

Chair: Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar, Ryerson University

The Posting for Peace Project-Trinidadian youth and social media

Godfrey St. Bernard, University of the West Indies, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies

Kate Tilleczek, Young Lives Research Laboratory

Youth, Social Media & Cultural Identity in Trinidad

 

Y4- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Erotic Islands: Art & Activism in the Queer Caribbean

Chair: Lyndon K. Gill, The University of Texas at Austin

Emancipatory Erotics: On the Uses of Erotic Islands

Carole Boyce Davies, Cornell University

Faith Smith, Brandeis University

Shadows Archives: Hidden Photographic Histories in the Caribbean

Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto

 

Y5- Internacional, Habana Libre

China in the Caribbean, The Caribbean in China

Chair: Deborah Thomas, University of Pennsylvania

Angelique Nixon, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Tao Goffe, New York University

Yan Liu, Syracuse University

Cecilia Green, Syracuse University

 

Y6- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Decolonial Quisqueya: Reimagining Pedagogy, Epistemology, and Practice

Chair: Alexandra Demshock, Rutgers University

Fritznel Mede, Université D’État d’Haïti

Decolonizing Data and Praxis in Léogâne, Haïti

Edward Paulino, City University of New York, John Jay College

Educating through Eddie’s Perejil:  De-colonizing Dominican history and the 1937 massacre through performance

Zaire Dinzey-Flores, Rutegers University-New Brunswick

Caribbean Built Environments from the Inside

 

Y7- Primavera, Habana Libre

Human righths and politics of education

Chair: Amarilis Hidalgo de Jesús, Bloomsburg University

Educando al joven universitario de origen caribeño en Pensilvania

Lisenne Delgado

Human rights education and racism, University of Curaçao

Tassius Thierry, Université des Antilles-CAGI

Le rapport à la Nature dans le référentiel des politiques d’éducation

Karina Bautista, Fitchburg State University

Re-educando el silencio: activismo, multiculturalismo y educación.

 

 

  • 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

 

Z1- Embajadores 2, Habana Libre

Reorienting Hegemonic Discourses on Unfree Labour in the 21st Century Caribbean

Chair: Kamala Kempadoo

Rethinking Human Trafficking: An Emancipatory Caribbean Framework

Audra Diptee

Radical Caribbean Thought and 21 st Century Human Trafficking Discourses

Avekadavie Parasramsingh Mano

Challenging Sex Trade Stereotypes: Migratory Sex Workers in Belize

Pere DeRoy

Deconstructing Global Anti-trafficking Initiatives in Guyana

Akilah Jardine

What’s in a name? That which we call slavery: Exploring the analogy between Modern Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

 

Z2- Embajadores 3, Habana Libre

New sources for climate justice

Chair: Iliana Rosales Figueroa, Northern Kentucky University

Finding a new source of inspiration through water

Tyrone Hall

Dialectics of Climate Justice: Evidence from Belize

Agustin Perez-Barahona, University of Cergy-Pontoise

Legislating Nightlight Pollution and Sea-Turtle Nesting

 

Z3- Los espejos, Habana Libre

Education formelle en Haiti, Réalités et perspectives

Chair: Ronald Jean Jacques, Université d’Etat d’Haïti

De l’obligation de l’Etat Haïtien à garantir l’éducation fondamentale

Mislor Dexai, Université d’Etat d’Haiti

Les inégalités sexuées dans l’enseignement secondaire haïtien

Darline Alexis, Université d’Etat d’Haiti

 

Z4- Internacional, Habana Libre

Caribbean migration to Canada

Chair: Dwaine Plaza, Oregon State University

Dwaine Plaza and Lauren Plaza, Oregon State University

Cuban Migration to Canada 1959-2017

Carlo Handy Charles, York University

The homemaking Experience in Canada of Haitian International Students

 

Z5- Sevillano, Habana Libre

Cultural identity, diaspora and dialogues

Chair: Diana Grullón García, Illinois College

Diálogo metafórico contrapuntístico: la négritude y la transculturación

Afef Benessaieh

Questioning Cultural Identity: Caribbean standpoints

Renee Baron, The Juilliard School

Technology and Diasporic Imaginings in Lynn Nottage’s Plays

 

Z6- Primavera, Habana Libre

Our History as a Tool of Decolonization

Chair: Keith Green, Rutgers University-Camden

The Slave and the Bishop: Briton Hammon in Cuban Historiography

Yesenia Fernández, New York University

José Antonio Aponte and the genealogy of Caribbean blackface

Alisha Gaines, Florida State University

Playing a Slave: Transatlantic Empathetic Performance

Vernee Sobers , University of the West Indies

History Has Its Eyes on You

Olson Dimanche, University of Florida

Decolonization through editorial cartoon in Haiti

 

8 :00 p.m. Sesión de clausura/Closing Session/Séance de clôture/Sesión de clausura

Noche CSA (evento pago) /CSA Night (ticketed event) /Soirée CSA, (entrée payante) /

Salón de Embajadores