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Volcanoes

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Friday, May 5, 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG
Lecture Theatre

 

'New Directions in Caribbean Studies Seminar', TORCH, Race and Resistance Programme, the Fiction and Human Rights Network, and the Bodleian Library are hosting an event on 'Volcanoes: Natural Disaster Narratives and the Environment in Caribbean Literature'. This event accompanies the Bodleian Library exhibition. More details about the exhibition can be found here.

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.

All welcome.

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)

Registration is free and essential. Please click on the link below to register for your free ticket.

 

 

Contact name: 
Tessa Roynon
Audience: 
Open to all