The Africana Studies Center (ASC) is the co-sponsor of the international symposium “Black Female Bodies, Body-Memory: A Genealogy of Resistance” taking place at the Mémorial ACTe (MACTe) Museum in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe on November 26, 2019. The symposium is co-sponsored with The Université des Antilles (UA) (other sponsors: The Caribbean Laboratory of Social Sciences in The College of Law and Economy of UA Martinique, The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), AUF (Agence Universitaire de la francophonie), Regional Council of Guadeloupe). The symposium aims to showcase interdisciplinary research on the history, politics and aesthetics of the female bodies of African descent across the Americas. Keynote address by Dr. Carolyn Cooper (UWI).
November 26, 2019