Upcoming Caribbean Conferences: September Update

Here, courtesy of our colleague Peter Jordens, is the most recent update of the list of forthcoming conferences of interest to Caribbean students and scholars.  Click here for a pdf copy of the list with full details.

September 2011 – May 2012

August 30 – September 1, 2011.  San Juan, Puerto Rico

29th Inter-American Conference of Accounting

Website http://www.cicpr2011.com

September 23-25, 2011.  Coventry, England, UK

International Conference: “The Caribbean: Aesthetics, Ecology, Politics”

Website http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/ccs/conference

September 23-26, 2011.  Oxford, England, UK

International Conference: “New Perspectives on the Life and Work of Eric Williams”

Website http://www.mainlib.uwi.tt/divisions/wi/collsp/ericwilliams/ericwilliams.htm

September 29 – October 1, 2011.  New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

8th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA): “Shifting the Geography of Reason VIII – The University, Public Education, and Transformation of Society”

Website http://www.caribbeanphilosophicalassociation.org

October 5-7, 2011.  Nassau, Bahamas

8th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education: “Enhancing Access to Tertiary Education in a Globalized Environment: The Quality Imperative”

Website http://www.canqate.org

October 6-8, 2011.  Nassau, Bahamas

Conference of the Caribbean Association of Judicial Officers (CAJO): “Bringing the Law Closer to the People”

Website http://thecajo.org

October 12-14, 2011.  La Habana, Cuba

Memorial Conference on Eric Williams’s Centennial

Contact Eduardo Torres Cuevas at tcuevas@ffh.uh.cu or Graciela Chailloux Laffita at gchailloux@cubarte.cult.cu

October 12-14, 2011.  Runaway Bay, Jamaica

International Conference: “Engendering Growth: Sustainable Development in Business, Hospitality and Tourism Management”

Website http://www.utech.edu.jm/FOBM_Conf

October 13-14, 2011.  Leiden, the Netherlands

International Conference: “Contested Mobility: People, Commodities and Policies across Latin America and the Caribbean”

Website http://www.nalacs.nl

October 13-15, 2011.  Kingston, Jamaica

Inaugural Rex Nettleford Arts Conference: “The Arts: Catalyst for Caribbean Development”

Website www.emcartsconference.org

October 13-15, 2011.  St Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago

30th Annual West Indian Literature Conference: “I Dream to Change the World: Literature and Social Transformation”

Contact Geraldine.Skeete@sta.uwi.edu or Giselle.Rampaul@sta.uwi.edu

October 20-23, 2011.  San Juan, Puerto Rico

2011 Annual Conference of the Latin-American Council of Schools of Management (CLADEA): “Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development: The Economic Future of Latin America”

Website https://www.cladea2011.com

October 21-22, 2011.  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

3rd Biennial (des)articulaciones Conference: “(In)visible Cosmovisions: Dialogues in Afro and Indigenous Latin America and the Caribbean”

Website http://www.hispanic.pitt.edu/graduate/conference.php

October 27-29, 2011.  Montego Bay, Jamaica

CariBizTech 2011: Caribbean SME Business Technology Exposition and Conference: “Game Changers Impacting SME Businesses and Brands”

Website http://caribbeannewmediaconferenceandexposition.wordpress.com

Contact Aldo Antonio at amkcommunications@gmail.com

October 28-29, 2011.  Stanford, California, USA

International Conference: “The Black Atlantic: Colonial and Contemporary Exchanges”

Website http://stanfordfas.wordpress.com/conference

November 1-6, 2011.  La Habana, Cuba

12th International Conference on Caribbean Literature (ICCL): “An Intimate Connection with the Authors and People of Cuba”

Website https://repeatingislands.com/category/call-for-papers

November 2-4, 2011.  Cave Hill, Barbados

6th Tourism Human Resources Conference: “Enhancing Caribbean Human Resources through Partnerships and Innovation”

Website http://www.onecaribbean.org/eventsandcalendars/conferences/hrconf2011.aspx

November 3-5, 2011.  Santa Marta, Colombia

1st Congress of the Caribbean Economic History Association (AHEC): “Stability, Instability and Progress in the Caribbean (16-20th centuries)”

Website http://ahecaribe.wordpress.com

November 3-5, 2011.  St George’s, Grenada

14th Annual Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures Conference: “The Islands in Between” Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Eastern Caribbean”

Website http://humanidades.uprrp.edu/ingles/students/resources/islandsinbetween.htm

November 3-5, 2011.  Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Interdisciplinary Conference: “Comparative Caribbeans”

Contact comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

November 9-11, 2011.  St George’s, Grenada

21st Annual Conference and General Meeting of the Association of Caribbean Tertiary Institutions: “Austerity Measures and Higher Education: Programs, Policies, Practices and Student Services”

Website http://www.acticarib.org/events.php

November 10-12, 2011.  Kingston, Jamaica

23rd Annual Conference of the Haitian Studies Association: “Haiti at the Intersection of the Caribbean: Tracing the Past, Mapping the Future”

Website http://www.haitianstudies.umb.edu

November 15-18, 2011.  Nassau, Bahamas

2011 Caribbean Regional Conference of Psychology: “Psychological Science and Well-Being: Building Bridges for Tomorrow”

Website http://www.caribbeanpsychology.org

November 16-18, 2011.  Cave Hill, Barbados

7th Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS): “Conversations VII: Social and Political Philosophy”

Website http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/histphil/Philosophy/ChiPS

November 16-19, 2011.  Paramaribo, Suriname

38th Annual Conference of the Caribbean Association of Indigenous Banks

Website http://www.caibinc.info

November 18-21, 2011.  Nassau, Bahamas

2011 Caribbean HIV Conference: “Strengthening Evidence to Achieve Sustainable Action”

Website https://www.2011caribbeanhivconference.org

November 30 – December 2, 2011.  New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

35th Annual Conference on the Caribbean & Central America

Website http://www.c-caa.org

December 1-2, 2011.  Port-of-Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

21st Annual Caribbean Actuarial Association (CAA) Conference: “Tailoring Actuarial Practice to Caribbean Reality”

Website http://www.caa.com.bb/caa_conferences.html

December 8-9, 2011.  La Habana, Cuba

5th International Conference “Whither Caribbean Integration?”

Cátedra de Estudios del Caribe, Universidad de la Habana, Coordinadora Regional de Investigaciones Sociales y

Contact Milagros Martínez at milagros50@rect.uh.cu or Omar Everleny Pérez at everleny@uh.cu

 January 13-15, 2012.  Montego Bay, Jamaica

International Conference: “Dying to be Beautiful? Body Image, Eating Behaviours and Health in the Caribbean”

Contact dying.to.be.beautiful.symposium@gmail.com

February 2-3, 2012.  Kingston, Jamaica

Fifty-Fifty Conference: “Law and Justice in the Post-Independence Era: Reflecting on the First 50 Years, Projecting Beyond”

Website http://thesalises5050project.blogspot.com

February 9-11, 2012.  Needham’s Point, Barbados

International Sustainability Conference: “Protecting the Environment, Developing People, Improving the Bottom Line”

Website http://www.cga-caribbean.org

February 24-25, 2012.  Christ Church, Barbados

International Conference: “Mothers and Mothering in a Global Context”

Website http://www.motherhoodinitiative.org

March 7-9, 2012.  Curaçao

2nd International Conference on Governance for Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

Website http://www.sidsgg.com

March 15-16, 2012.  San Juan, Puerto Rico

8th Quest for Global Competitiveness Conference: “The Changing Face of Global Competitiveness: Academia Making the Connection”

Website http://quest.uprrp.edu

March 15-18, 2012.  Rochester, New York, USA

43rd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA): “Beyond Writing Back to the Empire: Second Wave of African and Caribbean Writers”

Website http://www.nemla.org/convention

March 21-23, 2012.  Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Fifty-Fifty Conference: “Surveying the Past, Mapping the Future”

Website http://www.ucciconference.ky

March 22-24, 2012.  San Juan, Puerto Rico

3rd International Conference on Negritude / Afro-Latin American Studies

Website http://www.afrocubaweb.com/negritud.htm

March 23-25, 2012.  Augusta, Georgia, USA

3rd Caribbean Arts and Culture Symposium: “The Politics and Positioning of Caribbean Arts and Culture”

Website http://www.caribbeansymposium.com

April 19-21, 2012.  Cayman Islands

57th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Caribbean Health Research Council (CHRC)

Website www.chrc-caribbean.org

May 13-18, 2012.  Curaçao

44th Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians (ACH)

Website http://www.associationofcaribbeanhistorians.org

May 29 – June 1, 2012.  Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Islands of the World XII Conference 2012: “Globalisation: Islands Adapting to Change”

Website http://www.hlscc.edu.vg/islandsxii

Further ahead

August 20-25, 2012.  Mona, Jamaica

Fifty-Fifty Conference: “Critical Reflections in a Time of Uncertainty”

Website http://thesalises5050project.blogspot.com

October 24-28, 2012.  Albany, New York, USA

20th Anniversary Conference of the Puerto Rican Studies Association (PRSA): “Boricuas and Other Border-Crossers: Of Diasporas and Latinidades”

Website http://www.puertoricanstudies.org


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