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International Writer Cynthia McLeod to Visit Carleton

November 10, 2016 — November 11, 2016


 CTCA (Centre for Transnational Cultural Analysis) is pleased to invite you to several events featuring internationally-renowned novelist and activist Cynthia McLeod who will share her creative and scholarly work on the Dutch Caribbean and the history of slavery in her native Suriname.

Thursday Nov. 10th

3 Special Events

Carleton University Art Gallery, St. Patrick’s Building

3:30 Public Lecture and Q&A: “The Free Negress Elisabeth”

4:45-5:30 Reception

5:30-8:00 Film Screening and Q&A: The Cost of Sugar (based on McLeod’s acclaimed novel)

All events are free, accessible, open to the public, and co-sponsored by CTCA, CUAG, and the Institute for African Studies.

 Friday Nov. 11th

Workshop for Graduate Students

201D St. Pat’s ICSLAC Seminar Room

11:30-12:30 History of Slavery in Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean

To register and for more information please contact

CTCA is a research hub that brings together scholars and students working with transnational approaches to studies in the humanities. Our research theme for 2016/2017 is the intersection between indigeneity, migration, and diaspora.