Talking About Haiti: Glasgow Black History Month Event


The University of Glasgow is hosting a Black History Month event, “Talking about Haiti,” on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, from 3:00 to 6:00pm, in Room 213, St Andrews Building, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

“Talking about Haiti” features three distinguished speakers: Rawle Gibbons (University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts), Matthew J. Smith (University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica Senior Lecturer in History) and Nick Nesbitt (Princeton University, Professor of French).

“Carnival and Caribbean Consciousness: The Jouvay Ayiti Experience,” Tuesday 29 October, 3pm, talk by Rawle Gibbons, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad. Leading Caribbean theatre scholar, playwright, director.

“Made By Revolution: C.L.R. James and West Indian Visions of Haitian History,” Tuesday 29 October, 4pm, talk by Matthew J. Smith, Senior Lecturer in History, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

“Fragments of a Universal History: Masses, Subjects and Ideas in C.L.R. James’s The Black Jacobins,” Tuesday 29 October, 5pm, talk by Nick Nesbitt, Professor of French, Princeton University.

This is a free event, but please register your attendance here:

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