Caribbean Conferences April 2014

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Our thanks to Peter Jordens for compiling this update on upcoming conferences for our readers. The abbreviated list is below. To download the full list, which covers the period ending in January 2015 and contains additional information about the conferences listed click here: Caribbean conferences 2014 April

Abbreviated list of scholarly conferences relevant to the Caribbean

Month of April 2014 only

April 4-6, 2014. Austin, Texas, USA
(Univ. of Texas) Annual Africa Conference: “African Diasporas: Old and New”

Website http://www.utexas.edu/cola/orgs/2014africa-conference

April 4-6, 2014. Miami, Florida, USA
40th Annual FCSA (Florida Caribbean Students’ Association) Conference: “Empowering the Next Generation of Caribbean Leaders”

Website http://www.tropicalbeat.org

April 7-9, 2014. Guanajuato, Guanajuato, México

1st International Conference on Hispanic-American Literature: “Criticism, Poetics and Literary Theory”

Webpage http://www.letras.ugto.mx/component/content/article/36-publicidad/97-congreso; Weblog http://congresoliteraturahispanoamericana.blogspot.com

April 8-11, 2014. La Habana, Cuba

9th International Music and Poetry Festival and Colloquium dedicated to Nicolás Guillén: “By the Caribbean Sea”

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

April 9-11, 2014. Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico

19th AMEC (Mexican Association of Caribbean Studies) Conference: “Education and Culture in the Caribbean”

Website http://www.mora.edu.mx/amec

April 11-12, 2014. Kent, Ohio, USA
2nd Biannual Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference: “Revisiting Black History, Identities, Sexualities, and Popular Culture”

Webpage http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/52144

April 11-12, 2014. New York, New York, USA

(Latin American History) Graduate Student Conference: “Questioning Spaces of Citizenship in Latin America and the Caribbean”

Website http://2014citizenshipconference.com

April 12-16, 2014. Santiago, Cuba             

13th International Conference of African and Afro-American Culture

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

April 16-17, 2014. Mona, Jamaica

Inaugural Academic Conference on International Football: “Ideology, Culture, Politics and Everyday Life”

Webpage http://www.clgcaribbean.org/content/inaugural-academic-conference-international-football, Facebook page: acif2014

April 21-25, 2014. Varadero, Cuba

11th CubaSolar Workshop: “Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development: Renewable Energy Sources”

Website http://www.cubasolar.cu/Eventos/Cubasolar2014.htm or http://www.ecocubanetwork.net/cubasolar

April 23-25, 2014. Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

15th Annual SALISES Conference: “Caribbean Development: Standing Still or Standing Tall? Theoretical, Empirical and Policy Challenges”

Website http://sta.uwi.edu/conferences/14/salises/index.asp

April 23-25, 2014. La Habana, Cuba

International Seminar: “Markers of Time in the Caribbean”

Webdocument http://www.reccma.es/pdfs/Convocatoria_Seminario_Internacional.pdf

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