Film and Visual Arts Committee

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Film presentations, visual art exhibitions and performances related to the topics of the Conference are welcome. Please submit your proposal following the guidelines given through the CSA 2019 Call for Papers portal for it to be reviewed. Once you are informed that the proposal has been accepted, e-mail the committee members with any questions related to logistics and needs.

Thalia Díaz VietaThalia Díaz Vieta

Thalía Díaz Vieta holds a degree in Art History from University of Havana. She specializes in cultural memory of the Caribbean diaspora in the cinema, particularly in the work of Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando. Her research and teaching areas include: Caribbean cinema and visual arts, migration and cultural memories of Caribbean diaspora, religious and performance cultures of Caribbean diaspora. She has published in the magazine Nierika (Universidad Iberoamericana de México) and Anales del Caribe (Casa de las Américas, Cuba).


Yanique HumeYanique Hume

Yanique Hume holds a PhD in interdisciplinary studies from Emory University and is a lecturer in Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (Barbados). She specialises in the multidisciplinary field of Caribbean Cultural Studies with a focus on Cuba and Haiti. Her research and teaching areas include: religious and performance cultures of the African diaspora, Caribbean thought, popular culture, migration and diasporic identities.  Yanique is the co-editor of two anthologies, Caribbean Cultural Thought: From Plantation to Diaspora (2013) and Caribbean Popular Culture: Power, Politics and Performance (2016).