International Conference on Caribbean Literature 2010

You are invited to join Morehouse College, Purdue University Calumet, and the University of the West Indies-St. Augustine for the 11th International Conference on Caribbean Literature, to be held in Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies, on November 3-6, 2010. Proposals must be received by July 30, 2010.

Papers may be presented (in English, French, or Spanish) on any aspect of Caribbean literature and culture.  This year’s ICCL will celebrate the literary vision of Trinidadian Earl Lovelace (on the occasion of his 75th birthday) and commemorate the artistic legacy of the late Honorable Rex Nettleford of Jamaica. Among other signature ICCL activities, the conference will also feature a literary study tour of Trinidad and Tobago. 

The site for information regarding keynote speakers, registration, airfare, hotel accommodations will soon be available.

Please send proposals by July 30 to Dr. Melvin Rahming at or

[Many thanks to Michael Bucknor and Mary Ann Gosser for bringing this item to our attention.]

Image: Karin Best’s “Moonlight over Port of Spain” from

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  1. Hi ICCL,

    I have just found out about your conference. I shall be inPort of Spain from Ocotober 26 to November 7 and would like to participate in your conference.

    I have just established contact with Professor Funso Aiyejina of the Facultyof Humanities and Educationof ther University of the University of the West Indies.

    I am looking forward to having a reading of and displaying my book Fuelling the Delta Fires. I would also be happy to participate in any form of discussions taking place or chair any sessions if need be.

    You can find more details bout my book at

    Ilook forward to hearing from you soon.

    Kind regards

    Ayo Akinfe

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