Caribbean Studies: Archive-Building and the Problem of Violence
Tuesday, October 18th, 2:00 pm
Martin E. Segal Theatre
Join Deborah A. Thomas (Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania) as she discusses the process of archive-building in relation to epistemological violence and the effects on this project for Caribbean Studies.
Thomas is the author of Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica, Modern Blackness: Nationalism, Globalization, and The Politics of Culture in Jamaica, and is co-editor of Globalization and Race: Transformations in the Cultural Production of Blackness (with Kamari Clarke).
Jennifer L. Morgan (Department of History and Social Cultural Analysis, NYU) will serve as a discussant.
Reading and Registration Required.
Professor Thomas’ essay is available on the seminar website:http://www.centerforthehumanities.org/content/caribbean-epistemologies
Free and open to the public. All events take place at The Graduate Center, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave btwn 34th& 35th. The building and the venues are fully accessible. For more information please visit http://centerforthehumanities.org/seminars or call 212.817.2005<tel:212.817.2005> or email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>