Upcoming Event of Interest: Archive-Building and the Problem of Violence

Caribbean Studies: Archive-Building and the Problem of Violence
Deborah Thomas
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 e-mailch@gc.cuny.edu<mailto:ch@gc.cuny.edu>

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