Volcanoes: natural disaster narratives and the environment in Caribbean literature

5 May 2017 12.30pm 2.00pm

Venue:

Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)

Speaker(s):

Chaired by Imaobong Umoren, Faculty of History

Contact:

Tessa Roynon tessa.roynon@rai.ox.ac.uk

Description

'New Directions in Caribbean Studies Seminar', TORCH, Race and Resistance Programme, the Fiction and Human Rights Network, and the Bodleian Libraries are hosting an event on volcanoes.

Please join us for a panel discussion where researchers on Caribbean literature reflect on the current Bodleian Volcanoes exhibition and explore more broadly how the theme of natural disaster narratives and the environment shape other aspects of Caribbean literature.

A light lunch is available.

Speakers include:

  • Richard Scholar (The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)
  • Annie Castro (The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)
  • Vanessa Lee (The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)
  • Jemima Paine (The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)
  • Chair: Imaobong Umoren (Faculty of History)

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Registration is free and essential.

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This event is listed under: Lectures and talks; Free events
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