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JRJ Chair Distinguished Lecture Series: Professor Carolyn Cooper

Posted by GHO Admin on October 3, 2016 in Events

Date: Fri. Oct 28, 2016. @ 7pm
Location: MacMechan Auditorium, 6225 University Ave, Killam Memorial Library, Dalhousie University

We cordially invite you to the James Robinson Johnston Chair’s Distinguished Lecturer this fall – Professor Carolyn Cooper.

‘Mek We Talk Bout De Bottom Of De Sea’: Submerged Narratives in Caribbean Literature and Popular Culture

Professor Carolyn Cooper, Jamaican author and literary scholar, Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of West Indies

Celebrating the submarine unity that connects Africans in the Diaspora with each other and their ancestral homelands, Professor Cooper brings to the surface submerged narratives of remembering that are transmitted in literature and popular culture.


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  • Dalhousie English Department