Caribbean Research Seminar in the North


 Lubaina Himid, "Toussaint L'Ouverture" (1987) (as displayed in "No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action, 1960-1990," Guildhall Art Gallery, London, 2015/16

Lubaina Himid, “Toussaint L’Ouverture” (1987) (as displayed in “No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action, 1960-1990,” Guildhall Art Gallery, London, 2015/16

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North, Institute for Black Atlantic Research, UCLAN, Preston, 11 September 2015
In association with the Society for Caribbean Studies


12.30-13:30 Arrival and lunch
13:30-14:20 ‘Gothic Politics of the Haitian Revolution in Derek Walcott’s /Haitian Trilogy/ and Edouard Glissant’s /Monsieur Toussaint/.’
Raphael Hoermann (University of Central Lancashire, Preston)
14:20-15:10 ‘The Voodoo Doll in Popular Culture and Historical Memory.’
Natalie Armitage (University of Manchester)
15:10-15:40 tea and coffee break
15:40-16:30 ‘Remembrance and Repression: The Memorialisation of Slavery in Bermuda’ (provisional title)
Dyana Saad (University of Central Lancashire, Preston)
16:30-17:20 ‘Modernity, Melancholy and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: The Story of the Slave Ship, /Le Rodeur/ (1819)’
Anita Rupprecht (University of Brighton)

The programme can be downloaded here
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Registration is free but compulsory. Register your attendance with a ticket from Eventbrite:
For all other queries please email
Dr. Raphael Hoermann with CRSN as subject.

A reservation will be made at a reasonably-priced local restaurant for those wishing to attend dinner after the seminar. Please contact for booking, and with any other enquiries, including dietary requirement

Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR)
University of Central Lancashire
Media Innovation Studio, Media Factory, 4th Floor, Kirkham Road, Preston PR1 2XY