The class’s museum site has been added to the ‘online exhibition’ portion of this site – go take a look! You can see your fellow students’ projects there! -Nicole
Events of interest–
- The president of Guyana, David Granger is scheduled to give the keynote address at Medgar Evers College’s International Education Awards on April 27. For those interested in the political dimensions of Caribbean transnationalism, this event would be helpful for such research. Here is the link:
- Phagwah Parade (Holi) to be held on March 12 in Richmond Hill, Queens. Here is a link from parade organizers for information: http://www.phagwahparade.us/phagwah-parade.html
Some local reporting on Phagwah: http://www.ny1.com/nyc/queens/news/2016/03/26/colorful-phagwah-parade-returns-to-richmond-hill.html
- UnFRAMED–the play I mentioned in Tuesday’s class: one man show about the experiences of an undocumented immigrant from Antigua living in NYC. http://mandingo-unframed.brentbuell.com/Index.htm
- Literary event with Trinidadian writer Elizabeth Nunez, March 21 at 7pm “Even in Paradise: Elizabeth Nunez in Conversation”An evening of stories – in reading and conversation – of dysfunctional families, sibling rivalries, immigrant dreams, ambitious women and finding home in a program celebrating Elizabeth Nunez’s tenth novel and three-decade career of telling stories of the Caribbean beyond tales of sand, sea and sun.