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2019

May

Keeping History Above Water

May 5, 2019 - 9:00am to May 8, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

"Keeping History Above Water: St. Augustine" will explore the impacts of sea level rise on historic coastal and river communities and cultural resources through the lens of time. With the theme of Envision 2050, emphasis is placed on policies, programs, and projects that address the situation in the short-term (defined as 30 years).

The Museum Innovation Forum

May 18, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Museum Innovation Forum 2019 under the theme "Building more Equitable, Relevant and Impactful Museums" will gather at the New Orleans Jazz Museum on May 18th, 2019 to discuss innovative approaches that museums can adopt to honour their civic responsibilities.

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.

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.

June

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.

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.”

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

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.

5th Immersive Learning Research Network Conference (iLRN 2019)

June 23, 2019 - 9:00am to June 27, 2019 - 5:00pm [BST +01:00]

The 5th Annual International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network will be an innovative hands-on and scholarly meeting for an emerging global network of developers, educators, and research professionals collaborating to develop the scientific, technical, and applied potential of immersive learning.

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