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June 2017

Spring 2017 Wells Fargo Distinguished Lecture Series: Caryl Phillips.

June 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Stern Center Ball Room, 66 George St
Charleston, United States
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The Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program is delighted to welcome Caryl Phillips as a 2017 Wells Fargo Distinguished lecturer. Phillips will be discussing his work as a writer of both fiction and of non-fiction with CLAW director Dr. Simon Lewis. As a writer of historical fiction and of non-fiction who has repeatedly taken the Atlantic slave trade and its contemporary legacy as his subject, Caryl Phillips will directly address the conference theme of transforming public history from Charleston to the Atlantic World. His own…

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Carifest 2017 Keynote Address

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
College of Charleston North Campus, 3800 Paramount Drive
North Charleston, SC United States
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In collaboration with the Charleston Carifest carnival organisers, the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program is delighted to welcome Dr. Charlene Desir who will be delivering a keynote address entitled "Hati at the Crossroads of Liberation." Dr. Charlene Désir is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. She received her doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Désir’s academic interest is in the social, psychological, and spiritual adjustment of immigrant students, schools’ social…

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