Around the Corner: The 42nd Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians

The University of the West Indies-Cave Hill and the Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH) announce the 42nd Annual Conference of the ACH scheduled May 10-14, 2010, at the Amaryllis Beach Resort in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Conference will honor the memory of the late Walter Rodney and will include panels devoted to themes covering the pre and post-emancipation history of the English, French, Spanish, and Dutch-speaking Caribbean. 

Registration will begin at the Amaryllis Hotel on Sunday, May 9, 2010 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. The opening ceremony will take place on Monday, May 10, 2010 at the hotel.  

A special panel on Walter Rodney’s work will be held on May 10 at 9:00am featuring talks by David Hinds (Arizona State University), Gordon Rohlehr (University of the West Indies-St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago), and Rupert Roopnaraine (Guyanese Parliament). Another important event is the 26th Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture, where Winston McGowan (Professor Emeritus, University of Guyana) will deliverThe Making of a Revolutionary Caribbean Intellectual: Walter Rodney” on May 12 at 8:00pm.

For more information, you may contact Pedro Welch at pwelch@uwichill.edu.bb or see http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/SpecialEvents/ach2010  and http://www.associationofcaribbeanhistorians.org

For information on accommodations, see http://www.amaryllisbeachresort.com/

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