Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

27 September, University of York, Berrick Saul Building.
13:30-14:00 registration and coffee/tea
14:00-14:45 Dr Manuel Barcia (University of Leeds), ‘West African warfare in Bahia and Cuba in the first half of the 19th century
14:45-15:30 Claire Irving (University of Newcastle), ‘Finding a Voice: West Indian Literary Magazines in the early 20th century
15:30-16:00 Tea and coffee
16:00-16:45 David Jones (University of York), ‘ “The contemplation of human nature, under its various modifications”: Organic Constitutionalism and the Problem of Union in post-independence Spanish America
16:45-17:30 Professor Patience Schell (University of Aberdeen), ‘Cultivating Natural History in Nineteenth-Century Chile

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2014 SCS Conference – Call for Papers published

The 2014 conference of the Society will be held at the University of Glasgow from 2-4 July. This multi-disciplinary conference brings together scholars from all over the world to present the latest research on the Caribbean and its diasporas from a range of disciplines and across all the linguistic areas of the region.… read on ...