Archived Issue September 2013

“Hide Away” is the name of this painting done by UWI MPhil candidate, Candice Sobers. Candice is presenting a thesis, “The Aesthetics of the Mundane: Techniques of Resourcefulness and Survival Among Working Class Trinidadians,” for this Cultural Studies degree. The practice-based research thesis is being accompanied by paintings, drawings and a handbook, “Threads of Survival: Sixty Resourceful Techniques for Family Life,” as part of a series of that would represent the body of her work for the MPhil. Her three-year research has been a fascinating story of the travails and triumphs of six families. Click here for more.

Other Top Stories

Look at the future
It will blow your mind
A tribute to the Bird
Our doctor of calypso
When Superman’s power was not enough
Security Forum
The power of the game
A tale of apartheid and prison

UWI Calendar October - November 2013

Art exhibition: How the light enters
September 14-October 21
Soft Box Art Gallery, Port of Spain,
UWI Research Expo
October 2-5
Learning Resource Centre, UWI, St. Augustine
COTE 2013
October 10-11
Learning Resource Centre, UWI, St. Augustine
SRC Open House
October 24
Gordon Street, St. Augustine
UWI SPEC Half-Marathon
October 27
SPEC, St Augustine
UWIAA Distinguished Alumni Awards
November 2
Gender Transformations
November 6-8
UWI, St. Augustine

Also In This Issue

  Cutting and contriving
  Message from the Principal: Come see what research can do
  Vice-Chancellor honoured in Scotland
  Welcome home, Jehue!
  Well deserved, Prof Deosaran
  Whither our Caribbean Community?
  New directors at Consulting Company
  A conversation with Sir Shridath
  Open Campus appointments
  The scent of chocolate
  Is poverty paralysis?
  Adventures in research
  20 big years for IGDS
  Blood Brothers
  Come, light a candle
  A Little Bird, A Mighty Song
  Staying Outside of the Box
  In all things, Balance
  The nature in man
  How the light enters
  Translation and re-publication of a classic text
  MSc in Renewable Energy Technology
  Students join inmates at Women’s Prison Emancipation Day Queen Show
  UWI Life
  When Superman’s power was not enough
  More than just a Game: How sports suddenly made sense to me
  From mecca to graveyard
  10 Q with Clement William Iton