“Caribbean-American Connections, Social Justice and Shared Dreams”

June 16, 2020 - 2:00pm to June 30, 2020 - 4:00pm [AST -04:00]

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.

PANELISTS

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

Register today: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fC2m2nZZSKCOwwrkywmQYA