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Volcanoes: Natural Disaster Narratives & the Environment in Caribbean Literature

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

Researchers on Caribbean literature reflected on the current Bodleian Volcanoes exhibition and explored more broadly how the theme of natural disaster narratives and the environment shaped other aspects of Caribbean literature.

Speakers:

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)

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