3rd Diasporic Dialogues conference: ‘Seamed by its own bitter juice’: Voice, Visibility, Literacies
June 19 – 20, 2018
Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies
Goldsmiths, University of London
The deadline for panel and paper proposals is April 20, 2018.
The Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies (CCDS), in collaboration with the Eccles Centre at the British Library, is hosting its third ‘Diasporic Dialogues’ conference on 19th – 20th June, 2018. The deadline for panel and paper proposals is 20 April 2018.
CCDS’ Dialogue series aims to extend our understanding of diaspora, to connect diasporas, and in the process, to forge new critical directions. This year, we turn to Derek Walcott who, in his essay ‘The Muse of History’ gives thanks, albeit a ‘strange’, ‘bitter and yet ennobling thanks’, for a complex inheritance involving ‘the monumental groaning and soldering of two great worlds, like the halves of…
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