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2019

June

Ecotones 5 – The Caribbean: Vulnerability and Resilience

June 21, 2019 - 9:15am to June 22, 2019 - 5:15pm [AST -04:00]

An “ecotone” initially designates a transitional area between two ecosystems, for example between land and sea. The “Ecotones” program (2015-2019) is a cycle of conferences which aims to borrow this term traditionally used in geography and ecology and to broaden the concept by applying it to other disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities.

11th Annual International Charles Town Maroon Conference & Festival

June 20, 2019 - 9:00am to June 23, 2019 - 5:00pm [EST -05:00]

The Charles Town International Maroon will hosts its 11th Annual International Charles Town Maroon Conference & Festival under the theme "Peace." This conference will be held in the town’s Asafu Yard, a sacred space of Maroon dancing and drumming, surrounded by Jamaica’s beautiful Blue and John Crow Mountains.This event intends to offer a unique combination of scho

Craft & Textiles Workshop Victoria & Albert Museum

June 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

#DORCAS TAKE OVER

In collaboration with the V&A Learning Academy

Workshop 1 - Wednesday 19 June 2019 - Digital Studio, Sackler Centre

Workshop 2 - Thursday 20 June 2019 – Seminar Room 2, Sackler Centre

 

The 4th Biennial Conference of the IABA Americas Chapter

June 13, 2019 - 9:00am to June 15, 2019 - 5:00pm [EST -05:00]

The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies, Mona will host the 4th Biennial Conference of the IABA Americas Chapter under the theme “Lives in Transition: Negotiating the Currents in a Changing World.”

Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers

June 12, 2019 - 10:00am to September 15, 2019 - 6:00pm [AST -04:00]

Zak Ové’s curation of the group exhibition Get Up, Stand Up Now foregrounds and celebrates the work of more than 100 artists from Africa, the Caribbean region, the African Diaspora in Britain and throughout the wider world who have made significant contributions to the UK’s cultural landscape in the decades since the Second World War.

44th Annual Caribbean Studies Association Conference

June 3, 2019 - 9:00am to June 7, 2019 - 5:00pm [-05 -05:00]

Planning the conference from the Circum-Caribbean, but always having the insular territories of the Greater Caribbean on mind, constitutes an interesting and somewhat different challenge. The voice “Caribe” evokes the Indo-American origin that today identifies the region we study.

May

Botany, History and Culture of Cacao

May 24, 2019 - 9:00am to May 31, 2019 - 5:00pm [CST -06:00]

A week-long course under the theme "Botany, History and Culture of Cacao" will be presented by ethnobotanist Jillian De Gezelle.

47th Preservation Institute Nantucket Program

May 20, 2019 - 9:00am to June 21, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

Officially established in 1972, Preservation Institute Nantucket (PIN) is one of the nation’s oldest, continually operating field school for historic preservation.

VII INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN THE CARIBBEAN

May 20, 2019 - 9:00am to May 24, 2019 - 5:00pm [-04 -04:00]

The Center for Caribbean Studies [Centro de Estudios del Caribe] at Casa de las Américas announces its forthcoming VII International Colloquium on Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean. The colloquium, organized around the concepts “Revolution and Rebel,” will take place from May 20 to 24, 2019.

African Printed Cloth: Storytelling with Pattern

May 20, 2019 - 1:00am to June 30, 2019 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

African printed cloth has a complex history. Through colonisation Dutch and British companies were able to industrialise early and mechanise the process of hand made batik cloths made in Java, now Indonesia.

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