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Trinis head to Haiti for CSA conference

Source: Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

MORE than a dozen Trinidadian artists, scholars and writers are among the 700 registered participants for the 41st Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Annual Conference in Haiti this week.

The conference takes place in Port-au-Prince from June 6 to 11 and includes panel discussions, research presentations, literary readings and performances relating to the Caribbean and its diaspora. The 2016 theme, “Caribbean Global Movements: People, Ideas, Arts, Culture & Economic Sustainability,” focuses on reinforcing Caribbean cultural integration and the multidisciplinary approach to the Caribbean intellectual tradition. Additionally, the conference seeks to “have a much-needed conversation about the vital contributions of Haiti to the region and the world,” according to the CSA conference announcement.

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