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Keynote Speakers


Our confirmed Keynote Speakers are:

 

- Professor Funso Aiyejina, Professor Emeritus, The University of the West Indies

"Trinidad Orisa Pilgrimage - A New World Ritual Theatre of African Identity Formation"


- Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor, The University of the West Indies

“Title to be announced”


- Professor Kwame Dawes, Chancellor’s Professor of English and Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner

"City Of Bones: A Testament: August Wilson and the Poetics of the African Diaspora"


- Phillippa Yaa de Villiers, Poet & Performer, Wits University, Johannesburg.

“Riding Out The Water: A Poetic Performance/Reading/Keynote” 


- Pearle Eintou Springer, former Poet Laureate of Port of Spain, Trinidad.

“Ancestral Voices in Performance and Resistance in the African Caribbean Diaspora”



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For enquiries and questions about the conference, please contact the co-conveners:

C. M. Harclyde Walcott (harclyde.walcott@cavehill.uwi.edu) University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados

Carla Springer (carla.springer@cavehill.uwi.edu), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados


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