Event

History Fest The Many Shades of Resistance hosted by the Department of History

Event Date(s): 09/03/2020 - 13/03/2020

Location: UWI St. Augustine, Various Locations


The Department of History, Faculty of Humanities and Education hosts History Fest under the theme – The Many Shades of Resistance.

Check out the schedule below:

Monday March 9 | 10.30am to noon | The Official Launch of History Fest 2020 & Panel Discussion: The 50th Anniversary of the Black Power Movement | Panellists: Dr. Kela Francis (UTT), Mr. Raymond Watts, Ms. Josanne Leonard, Mr. Arnim Hughes | Venue: Audio-Visual (AV) Room, 3rd Floor of The Alma Jordan Library (AJL). 

Tuesday March 10 | 10.30am to 1pm | Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Bhadase S. Maraj and Viewing of Documentary on the Life of Bhadase S. Maraj | Panellists: Ms. Charlene Ramdhanie, Professor Brinsley Samaroo (UWI), Pundit Bhadase Seetahal Maraj | Venue:Audio-Visual (AV) Room, 3rd Floor of The Alma Jordan Library (AJL). 

Wednesday March 11 | 10.30am to noon | The 100th Anniversary of the Abolition of Indian Indentureship | Panellists: Dr. Sherry-Ann (UWI) and Dr. Radica Mahase (COSTAATT) | Venue: Audio-Visual (AV) Room, 3rd Floor of The Alma Jordan Library (AJL). 

Thursday March 12 | 10.30am to noon | Panel Discussion: The 45th Anniversary of Bloody Tuesday | Panellists: Cecil Paul (National Workers Union), Glen Ramjag (National Foodcrop Farmers Association, Alva Allen (Banking Insurance and General Workers Union) | Venue: Audio-Visual (AV) Room, 3rd Floor of The Alma Jordan Library (AJL). 

Thursday March 12 | 1 to 3pm | Student Forum: The 1990 Attempted Coup | Venue: Audio-Visual (AV) Room, 3rd Floor of The Alma Jordan Library (AJL). 

Friday March 13 | 10am to noon | Closing Ceremony & Spoken Word Competition | Venue: Centre for Language Learning (CLL) Auditorium.

Friday March 13 | 4pm | Cricket Competition: History Hitters (Staff) vs History Students | Venue: Cricket Ground near Main Administration Building.

For more information, please contact the Department of History at 662-2002 ext. 82021/22 or email sherry-ann.singh@sta.uwi.edu or maria.peter-joseph@sta.uwi.edu.

Admission:Free, No RSVP Required


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