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April 2016

Paget Henry’s 70th Year: A Symposium and Celebration

Sat, April 2, 2016 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Organized by The Caribbean Philosophical Association Co-sponsors: The Caribbean Philosophical Association and The Marxist Education Project Special tributes by: Donna Edmonds Mitchell First Nation activist, community scholar, poet and creative artist Elaine Olaoye Professor and poet Participants Include: Linda Alcoff, Philosophy, Hunter College & CUNY Karida Brown, Sociology, Brown University Drucilla Cornell, Political Science and WGSS, Rutgers University Jane Gordon, Political Science and Africana Studies, UCONN Lewis Gordon, Philosophy and Africana Studies, UCONN Aaron Kamugisha, Cultural Studies, UWI, Cave Hill,…

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October 2017

Caribbean Literature: Breaking bonds before and after betrayed revolutions

Thu, October 12, 2017 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$85 – $115

“And I say that between colonization and civilization there is an infinite distance; that out of all the colonial expeditions that have been undertaken, out of all the colonial statutes that have been drawn up, out of all the memoranda that have been dispatched by all the ministries, there could not come a single human value.”
` —Aimé Césaire
Following our discourse on his groundbreaking discourse we will consider three novels on the colonized Caribbean, long engaged in revolutionary struggle.

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