Volcanoes: Natural Disaster Narratives and the Environment in Caribbean Literature | University of Oxford

Volcanoes: Natural Disaster Narratives and the Environment in Caribbean Literature

Speakers
Richard Scholar, Anne Castro, Vanessa Lee, Jemima Paine, Imaobong Umoren
Event date
Event time
12:30 - 14:00
Venue
Weston Library
Bodleian Library
Broad Street
OXFORD
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BG
Venue details

Lecture Theatre

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

'New Directions in Caribbean Studies Seminar', TORCH, Race and Resistance Programme, the Fiction and Human Rights Network, and the Bodleian Library are hosting an event on 'Volcanoes: Natural Disaster Narratives and the Environment in Caribbean Literature'. This event accomapnies the Bodleian Library exhibition. More details about the exhibition can be found here.

Please join us for a panel discussion where researchers on Caribbean literature reflect on the current Bodleian Volcanoes exhibition and explore more broadly how the theme of natural disaster narratives and the environment shape other aspects of Caribbean literature.

A light lunch is available.

All welcome.

Speakers include:

Richard Scholar (The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)

Annie Castro (The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)

Vanessa Lee (The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)

Jemima Paine (The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages)

Chair: Imaobong Umoren (Faculty of History)