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The Cost of Sugar: Dutch Caribbean and Slavery

November 10, 2016 at 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Location:St. Patrick’s Building Carleton University Art Gallery
Key Contact:Sarah Casteel

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.

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.

To register and for more information please contact

On Friday Nov. 11th from 11:30-12:30 a Workshop on the History of Slavery in Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean for Graduate Students will be given at 201D St. Pat’s ICSLAC Seminar Room (Faculty welcome!)