Caribbean Conferences 2010

Event Date(s): 12/12/2009 - 31/10/2010

Conference honoring Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott: “Interlocking Basins of a Globe”

January 12-15, 2010

St Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago 

Department of Liberal Arts, Faculty of Humanities and Education, UWI-St Augustine 

Website http://sta.uwi.edu/news/ecalendar/event.asp?id=728

Contact Jean.Antoine@sta.uwi.edu, Paula.Morgan@sta.uwi.edu or Barbara.Lalla@sta.uwi.edu   


International Conference: “The Francophone Caribbean and North America”

February 25-27, 2010

Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, Florida State Univ. 

Website http://www.fsu.edu/~icffs/events.html

Contact icffs@mailer.fsu.edu   


12th International Meeting of Economists on Globalization and Development Problems

March 1-5, 2010

La Habana, Cuba 

Asociación Nacional de Economistas y Contadores de Cuba (ANEC) & Asociación de Economistas de América Latina y del Caribe (AEALC)

Website http://www.eleconomista.cubaweb.cu and http://www.globalizacion.cubaweb.cu

Contact María Isabel Córdova at misabel@anec.co.cu or anecnac@anec.co.cu   


“Global Caribbean(s): Interrogating the Politics of Location in Caribbean Literature and Culture”

March 4-6, 2010

Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Caribbean Literary and Cultural Studies Program, Department of English, University of Miami 

Website http://www.as.miami.edu/cls

Contact Michelle Ramlagan at cariblocationsconf@as.miami.edu


Conference: “Haiti and the Politics of the Universal”

March 12-13, 2010

Aberdeen, Scotland

Centre for Modern Thought, University of Aberdeen (Scotland) 

Website http://abdn.ac.uk/modern

Contact Nick Nesbitt n.nesbitt@abdn.ac.uk


2nd International Conference on Caribbean Studies: “The Many Caribbean’s and the Bicentennial of the Continental Spanish American Independence Movements” 

March 15-19, 2010

Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

University of Cartagena (Colombia) 

Website http://www.utpa.edu/dept/modlang/Conference/iccs.htm

Contact  Kevin Sedeño Guillén at kesedeno@areandina.edu.co


7th Quest for Global Competitiveness Conference: “Time for Change: Academia Making the Connection with the Global Corporate World”   

March 18-20, 2010

San Juan, Puerto Rico

School of Business Administration, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus 

Website http://quest.uprrp.edu

Contact Yvonne Huertas at questconference@uprrp.edu


Annual Conference of the Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association (CEA): “Boundaries and Bridges: English Studies in the Borderlands” 

March 19-20, 2010

Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

Caribbean Chapter of CEA

Blog http://blogs.uprm.edu/ceacc

Contact cea.cc.conference@gmail.com


11th Annual Conference of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social & Economic Studies (SALISES): “Turmoil and Turbulence in Small Developing States: Going Beyond Survival” 

March 24-26, 2010

St Augustine, Trinidad &Tobago

SALISES & UWI-St Augustine

Website http://sta.uwi.edu/salises

Contact: Francine Alleyne at the.salises@sta.uwi.edu


International Conference: "One Hundred Years of the Mexican Revolution: New Perspectives & Reconfigurations"

April 6-8, 2010

St Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

Contact: cenlac2003@yahoo.com, lancelotcowie@gmail.com


Interdisciplinary Conference: “Caribbean Enlightenment”

April 8-10, 2010

Glasgow, Scotland

University of Glasgow

Website http://www.caribbeanstudies.org.uk/news/news.htm

Contact: Lorna Burns and Michael Morris at caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com


12th International Conference of the Association of Caribbean Women Writer and Scholars (ACWWS)

April 20-24, 2010

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

ACWWS & Louisiana State University 

Website www.acwws.org

Contact caribbean@lsu.edu


55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Caribbean Health Research Council (CHRC)

April 22-24, 2010

Turks & Caicos Islands


Website www.chrc-caribbean.org

Contact chrc@chrc-caribbean.org or chrc@trinidad.net


42nd Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH)

May 2010 [exact dates to be determined]

Bridgetown, Barbados

ACH and University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus 

Website http://www.geocities.com/achbulletin

Contact Pedro Welch at pwelch@uwichill.edu.bb


35th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA): “Understanding the Everyday Occurrence of Violence in the Cultural Life of the Caribbean”

May 24-28, 2010

Bridgetown, Barbados


Website http://www.caribbean-studies.org

Contact Alissa Trotz at datrotz@gmail.com


40th Anniversary Congress of the Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

June 1-4, 2010

Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Website http://www.can-latam.org

Contact calacs@uwindsor.ca


7th Caribbean Reasonings Conference: “Freedom and Power in the Caribbean: The Work of Gordon K. Lewis” 

June 3-5, 2010

Mona, Jamaica

Centre for Caribbean Thought (Jamaica), Institute of Caribbean Studies (Puerto Rico), and the Africana Studies Department of Brown University (USA)

Website http://myspot.mona.uwi.edu/cct

Contact Beverley Sutherland Lewis at: cct@uwimona.edu.jm


30th Annual Caribbean Festival “Feast of Fire”

July 5-7, 2010

Santiago, Cuba

Dedicated to Curaçao and Pernambuco 

La Casa del Caribe & the Cuban Ministry of Culture

Website http://www.casadelcaribe.cult.cu

Contact caribe@cultstgo.cult.cu or dirprov@cultstgo.cult.cu


34th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

July 7-9, 2010

Southampton, England, UK

Society for Caribbean Studies (UK) & University of Southampton (UK) 

Website http://www.caribbeanstudies.org.uk

Contact David Howard at david.howard@ed.ac.uk


3rd Conference on Race, Sport and Ethnicity: “Beyond Boundaries: Race and Ethnicity in Modern Sport”

July 15-18, 2010

Cave Hill, Barbados

CLR James Centre, UWI-Cave Hill (Barbados) & Academy of International Sport, George Mason University, Virginia (USA) 

Website http://cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe

Contact Alan Cobley at alan.cobley@cavehill.uwi.edu or John Nauright at jnaurigh@gmu.edu


18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Caribbean Linguistics (SCL): “The Languages of the Caribbean” 

August 9-13, 2010 

Cave Hill, Barbados


Website http://www.scl-online.net/callforpapers2010.html


Conference on the Economy 2010

October 7-9, 2010

St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago 

Website http://sta.uwi.edu/news/ecalendar/event.asp?id=1152


9th Conference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association (PRSA): “Cuerpos vigilados y castigados: Resistance and Empowerment in the Body Rican” 

October 21-23, 2010

Hartford, Connecticut, USA 


Website http://www.puertorican-studies.org


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