U.S. Embassy Guyana in collaboration with Caribbean Studies Association
celebrate National Caribbean American Heritage Month with a webinar series under the theme:
“Caribbean-American Connections, Social Justice and Shared Dreams”
When: June 16, June 23 & June 30 at 2:00 pm EST
Register to attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fC2m2nZZSKCOwwrkywmQYA
- June 16: Caribbean – American cultural connections: cultural forms, cultural industries and social justice.
- June 23: Caribbean contributions to race, gender, sexuality and social justice in the USA and the Caribbean.
- June 30: The Caribbean diaspora’s role in building just Caribbean and American futures.
June 16: Caribbean – American cultural connections: cultural forms, cultural industries and social justice:
- Meagan Sylvester – Senior Lecturer, Cipriani College of Labour and Co-operative Studies, Trinidad and Tobago
- Keisha Wiel – PhD Candidate in Anthropology,Temple University
- Dr. Chenzira Davis-Kahina- Director, V.I. Caribbean Cultural center, University of the Virgin Islands
June 23: Caribbean contributions to race, gender sexuality and social justice in the USA and the Caribbean:
- Dr. Angelique Nixon – Lecturer & Graduate Studies Coordinator, Institute for Gender & Development Studies, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
- Prof. Carole Boyce-Davies – Professor of Africana Studies and English, Africana Studies and Research Center, Cornell University
- Prof. Linden Lewis – Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Bucknell University
June 30: The Caribbean diaspora’s role in building just Caribbean and American future:
- Dr. Raymond Laureano – Researcher, Latin America Center of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies (University of Denver); the Institute of Caribbean Studies (University of Puerto Rico); and the
- Jesús T. Piñero Library & Social Research Center (Puerto Rico’s Ana G. Méndez University)
- Dr. Joan Phillips – Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Government, Sociology, Social Work and Psychology, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados
- Prof. Patsy Lewis – Visiting Professor, International and Public Affairs, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs; Interim Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), Brown University