Caribbean Conferences: April-December, 2010

Event Date(s): 13/04/2010 - 31/12/2010

April 15-17, 2010 

Liverpool, England, UK Symposium: “Afromodernisms 1: Re-encounters with the French and Anglo-Atlantic Worlds, 1907-1961” 

School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, University of Liverpool 

Website http://www.liv.ac.uk/soclas/conferences/Afromodernism/index.htm  

Contact Fionnghuala Sweeney at fsweeney@liv.ac.uk or Kate Marsh at clmarsh@liv.ac.uk


April 20-24, 2010 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA 12th International Conference of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars (ACWWS) 

ACWWS & Louisiana State University 

Website www.acwws.org  Contact caribbean@lsu.edu


April 22-24, 2010 

Turks & Caicos Islands 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Caribbean Health Research Council (CHRC) 


Website www.chrc-caribbean.org  

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


April 29-May 1, 2010 

Mona, Jamaica 29th Annual West Indian Literature Conference “Caribbeanscapes: The Vistas of Caribbean Literature” 


Contact liteng@uwimona.edu.jm or litsengmona@gmail.com


May 9-12, 2010 

Bridgetown, Barbados 11th Annual Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development: “Keeping the Right Balance: Creating Opportunities through a WorldClass Sustainable Tourism Product” 

Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) 

Website http://www.onecaribbean.org/eventsandcalendars/conferences/stc2010home.aspx

Contact ctony@caribtourism.com      


May 10-14, 2010 

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

ACH & UWI-Cave Hill 

Website http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/SpecialEvents/ach2010 or http://www.associationofcaribbeanhistorians.org

Contact Pedro Welch at pwelch@uwichill.edu.bb      


May 24-28, 2010 

St Peter, Barbados 35th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) “Understanding the Everyday Occurrence of Violence in the CulturalLife of the Caribbean” 


Website http://www.caribbeanstudiesassociation.org 

Contact Alissa Trotz at datrotz@gmail.com or Joy Cooblal at Joy.Cooblal-CSA@sta.uwi.edu     


June 3-5, 2010 

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

Centre for Caribbean Thought (Jamaica), Institute of Caribbean Studies(Puerto Rico) & the Africana Studies Department of Brown Univ. (USA) 

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

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


June 3-6, 2010 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Transnational Hispaniola Conference: “Shared History, Shared Future: Converging Paths in the Haitian and Dominican Transborder Experience” 

Instituto Filosófico Pedro Francisco Bonó del Centro Bonó (Dominican Republic) 

Website http://repeatingislands.com/2010/01/27/call-for-papers-transnational-hispaniola  

Contact transnationalhispaniola@gmail.com, april.mayes@pomona.edu or ymartin@gc.cuny.edu


June 6-12, 2010 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 40th Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL): “Innovation and Informational Impact in the Caribbean: Evidence-based Practice of the Library Information and Professional” 


Website http://acuril.uprrp.edu  

Contact acuril@gmail.com


June 13-15, 2010 

Montego Bay, Jamaica 30th Annual Caribbean Insurance Conference: “What Lies Ahead” 

Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC), LIMRA & LOMA 

Website http://www.iac-caribbean.com/conference  

Contact conference@iac-caribbean.com


June 21-22, 2010 

London, England, UK International Conference: “From Duvalier to Préval: Haiti Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” 

Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London 

Website http://www.americas.sas.ac.uk/events/programmes/Haiti.html  

Contact p.sutton@londonmet.ac.uk or kate.quinn@sas.ac.uk


June 21-23, 2010 

Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica 

2nd International Maroons Conference: “Meet Me in the Circle” Charles Town Maroon Community 

Website http://maroons-jamaica.com  

Contact fbotkin@towson.edu or lesli.williams@grizzlysent.com


July 5-7, 2010 

Santiago, Cuba 30th Annual Caribbean Festival “Feast of Fire,” 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


July 7-9, 2010 

Southampton, England, UK 

34th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies Society for Caribbean Studies & University of Southampton (UK) 

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

Contact Lorna Burns at societyforcaribbeanstudies@gmail.com


July 15-18, 2010 

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

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

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

Contact alan.cobley@cavehill.uwi.edu or jnaurigh@gmu.edu


July 29-31, 2010 

Miami, Florida, USA 19th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy (ASCE) 

“Cuba at the Crossroads in the 21st Century” 

ASCE, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies & University of Miami (USA) 

Website: http://www.ascecuba.org  

Contact Jorge Pérez López at asce@ascecuba.org or annual.conference@ascecuba.org


August 9-13, 2010 

Cave Hill, Barbados 18th Biennial Conference of the Society for Caribbean Linguistics (SCL) 

“Caribbean Languages and Popular Culture” 


Website http://www.scl-online.net/conference2010.html  

Contact secretary@scl-online.net or scl_online@yahoo.com


August 11-14, 2010 

Cartagena, Colombia 7th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA) 

“Shifting the Geography of Reason VII – Music, Rhythm and Movement” 


Website http://www.caribbeanphilosophicalassociation.org  

Contact caribphil2010@gmail.com


August 17-20, 2010 

Mona, Jamaica 

Inaugural Rastafari Studies Conference “Negotiating the African Presence: Rastafari Livity and Scholarship” 

Institute of Caribbean Studies, UWI-Mona 

Website http://ocs.mona.uwi.edu/ocs/index.php/rsc/inaugural  

Contact rastafaristudies2010@yahoo.com


September 27-29, 2010 

Oxford, England, UK International Conference: “Caribbean Globalizations: Histories, Cultures and Genres, 1493 to the Present Day” 

Oriel College (Univ. of Oxford) & Maison Française d’Oxford (UK) 

Contact Eva Sansavior at caribbeanglobalizations@googlemail.com or eva.sansavior@oriel.ox.ac.uk


October 14-15, 2010 

Cave Hill, Barbados International Colloquium: “Antillanité, Créolité, World Literature” 

Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature, UWI-Cave Hill 

Website http://cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/SpecialEvents/LLL/ACLWorldColloque.html  

Contact kahiudi.mabana@cavehill.uwi.edu or isabelle.constant@cavehill.uwi.edu


October 21-23, 2010 

Hartford, Connecticut, USA 9th Conference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association (PRSA) 

“Cuerpos vigilados y castigados: Resistance and Empowerment in the Body Rican” 


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

Contact the PRSA Secretariat at prsa@cornell.edu


November 4-6, 2010 

Georgetown, Guyana 

13th Annual Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures Conference “The Islands in Between” Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Eastern Caribbean” 

University of Puerto Rico (Río Piedras), UWI-Cave Hill, Univ. of Guyana 

Website http://humanidades.uprrp.edu/ingles/students/resources/islandsinbetween.htm  

Contact Reinhard Sander or Mervyn C. Alleyne at islandsconference@gmail.com  


November 10-17, 2010 

Martinique International Symposium: “The Role of Storytelling and Orality in theImaginary, Literary Aesthetics and the Arts” 

GRECFAC (Groupe de recherche, d’études, de communication, de formation et d’animation de la Caraïbe), Martinique 

Contact contact@grecfac.comChali.jean-georges@wanadoo.fr, sjvauclin@hotmail.fr or mvete@bowdoin.edu


November 11-13, 2010 

Providence, Rhode Island, USA 22nd Annual Conference of the Haitian Studies Association 

“Haiti, History, Healing: Facing the Challenges of Reconstruction” 

Haitian Studies Association 

Website http://www.haitianstudies.umb.edu  

Contact Guerda Nicolas at hsa@umb.edu


November 17-19, 2010 

Tortola, British Virgin Islands 

20th Annual Conference and General Meeting of the Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions (ACTI): “Developing the Whole Person for a Productive and Prosperous Caribbean Region” 

ACTI, Cave Hill, Barbados 

Website http://www.acticarib.org/events.html  

Contact snrodrigues_acti@yahoo.com


November 26-28, 2010 

St Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago 

8th WASD Conference: “Towards Epistemic Sovereignty: (Re)-thinking Development in a Changing Global Political Economy” World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) & Institute of International Relations, UWI-St Augustine 

Website http://www.worldsustainable.org/index.php/2011-trinidad  

Contact gale.rigobert@sta.uwi.edu or wasd2010@sta.uwi.edu


December 6-8, 2010 

La Habana, Cuba 

4th International Conference: “The Caribbean of the XXIst Century” Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe, Universidad de la Habana & CRIES 

Contact Milagros Martínez at milagros50@rect.uh.cu or Omar Everleny Pérez at everleny@uh.cu



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