Student-driven and interdisciplinary, the conference will showcase student and faculty work related to the Caribbean Region. Panelists include scholars of history, literature, art, ethnomusicology, sociology, and media, with cross-disciplinary focuses on race, diaspora, and postcolonial studies.
The conference keynote speaker is Dr. Carolle Charles, Associate Professor of Sociology at Baruch College (CUNY). Dr. Charles currently serves as Vice President on the Executive Council for the Caribbean Studies Association, and as a member of the Haitian Studies Association Board.
For event details, visit the conference website: http://jsis.washington.edu/latinam/caribbeanconference.shtml