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Amilcar Sanatan

MPhil, Interdisciplinary Gender Studies


This may sound scary but gender studies brought me to the realization — the more I know the less I learn. The opposite also holds true — the more I learn the less I know. At IGDS, we question the assumptions and epistemological problems of Caribbean scholarship. Are we just a meeting place for Academics Anonymous? No! We blend our academic interrogations with activist work involving the arts, civil society action, community dialogue and so on. Gender studies helped me in my ambition to give justice to the voices and lives of men and women in society as well as have them feel justified in the Caribbean landscape. Gender studies is more than a career for me, it is a calling. Here, the world is our field of study and the visions and possibilities for a better world are endless...


Graduate Research Seminars
Carnival Capitalism: Gender, Feminization and Commoditization, February 2015



Caribbean Youth Day Address | Caribbean Youth Development Conference 2015
https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=WmZYNFl5gXU 

Ministry of Home Affairs, Guyana, Conference on Violence, 2013
Opening presentation on the intangible cost of domestic violence