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Published on January 06, 2020

Creating Dangerously Program

Creating Dangerously Program
  • Dr. Anthony Bogues, Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University will give a talk about his research and curatorial work concerning Caribbean philosophy and Black radical thinking. Bogues previously has exhibited artists, who are part of Creating Dangerously.
  • Dr. Leslie Desmangles, Professor of Caribbean Studies, Trinity College will speak about the religious symbolism of Haitian art. We are borrowing several Haitian art work from Trinity and I invited Leslie to speak during our exhibition. He knows their collection well.
  • Lewis Gordon, Professor of Philosophy, UCONN will speak about the aesthetics of Black Music. I have already contacted the music faculty about their preferred schedule for his talk.
  • Marie-Celie Agnant, a premier Haitian writer, based in Montreal, will speak during the University Hour about her writing concerning relationships between language, migration, and identity In collaboration with Professor Michele Bacholle, World Languages & Cultures.
  • Dr. Darrell Irwin, Sociology, UCONN will speak about his work at the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services, Belle Glade in the 1980s. At that time Belle Glade was infamously known for its highest rate of poverty and AIDS effecting Haitian community there.

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