Call for Papers: “Turning Tides—Caribbean Intersections in the Americas and Beyond”

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Organizers from the University of the West Indies and Trinity College invite proposals for the upcoming conference “Turning Tides: Caribbean Intersections in the Americas and Beyond,” to be held February 18-20, 2016, at the University of West Indies (UWI)-St Augustine, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2015. [Many thanks to Pablo Delano for bringing this item to our attention.

Call for Presentations:  What happens when we reposition our understanding of “The Caribbean” and broaden our thinking beyond the traditional major players in the geo-political sphere? Turning Tides is an international conference that takes “intersections” seriously by placing all societies touched by the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean at the centre of Western Hemispheric discussions. It provides a forum for thinking beyond regions, across languages, and amongst the humanities, social sciences, and the natural sciences.

Turning Tides provokes wide–reaching and transdisciplinary conversations about…

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