November 2016

Issue Home >>


UWI Calendar November - December 2016

Forum on GATE
November 16
The UWI St Augustine

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) and the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) are hosting a Forum on the topic, GATE: The Future of Higher Education and Development. The forum starts at 10am at the Institute of International Relations (IIR), Lecture Room 1. Panelists include: Dr Lovell Francis, Professor Rhoda Reddock, Dr Roger Hosein and Makesi Peters. The session will be chaired by Dr Angelique Nixon.

For more information, please visit the Campus Events Calendar at

Language Can Dance, Sing, Act!
November 18
The UWI St Augustine

The Centre for Language Learning presents their annual end-of-year concert titled, Language Can Dance, Sing, Act! taking place from 6pm at the Learning Resource Centre (LRC). Experience live parang and songs, skits and dance presentations by groups from different language classes at the Centre for Language Learning (CLL). Tickets are sold at CLL and cost $60. Buy two tickets for $100.

For more information, please visit the Campus Events Calendar at

IGDS Lunchtime Seminars
November 23 and 30
The UWI St Augustine

The Inst itute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) continues their Lunchtime Seminar Series with the following seminars taking place in November at noon at the IGDS Seminar Room. Feel free to walk with your own lunch!

  • November 23 | “I will never do it, I will break the spell”: Breaking the Barrel-children Cycle with Dr Mala Jokhan
  • November 30 | Plural Legal Systems in Samoa – The Impact on Access to Justice for Survivors of Domestic Violence with Ramona Boodoosingh

For more information, please visit the Campus Events Calendar at

Call for Papers: Caribbean Curriculum
School of Education Online

Caribbean Curriculum, the annual journal of the School of Education, The University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine is an online, open access journal, which operates a double-blind peer review process. They are seeking submissions for vol. 25 (2017). The deadline for submissions is January 31,2017.

For further information, please visit: or email

DCFA Season of the Arts

Save the date for the Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA) Season of the Arts events in November!

  • November 24 | The UWI Arts Chorale and Sinfonia present Mozart Requiem at the following times:
    • 7.30pm | Santa Rosa RC Church Arima
    • 6pm | St. Paul’s Anglican Church, San Fernando
  • November 20 | 7pm | UWI Arts Steel presents a Concert with Vidia Haroo, mezzo-soprano at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church, Curepe.
  • November 21 | 8.30am to 4.30pm | Cultural Studies Research Day with presentations by students.
  • November 25 | 6.30pm | UWI Arts Wind Ensemble in Concert takes place at the Daaga Auditorium.
  • November 26 | 6pm | UWI Arts Guitar Ensemble in concert takes place at the Centre for Language Learning (CLL) Auditorium.
  • November 25 to 27 | 6 and 8pm | Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Auditorium | The New Director’s Forum: A Festival of Plays featuring student directors pursuing a BA in Theatre Arts and writing the course THEA 3203 – Directing II taught by Dr Danielle Lyndersay. This year’s installment features: Chris Lambert’s The Process of Alchemy, directed by Kyle Hernandez; Don DiFonso’s Emperor’s Nightingale, directed by Deborah Maitland; Dexter Mustgrave’s Green Mango, directed by Rayshawn Pierre; WendellEttienne’s The Coat, directed by Dillon Thomas; Trevor Rhone’s Old Storytime, directed by Rhesa Samuel and Pearl Entou Springer’s Sea Woruban directed by Shanya Springer. Admission: Adults: $60; Students: $40; Season Pass: $150.
  • December 1 and 2 | 7pm| Festival of Movement – a performance showcasing the work of the BA and Certificate in Dance students along with the specially invited guests. Adults: $100; Students: $50.

For additional queries about these events, please call 663-2222 or email Updates will be posted on the Campus Events Calendar at