Lectures and Conferences

Distinguished Lectures in Caribbean Studies at Rutgers

Distinguished Lectures in Caribbean Studies at Rutgers

 "The Subject of Rights"
Sibylle Fischer (Spanish and Portuguese, New York University)
Monday, September 20
4:30 - 6:30 pm
Alexander Library Teleconference Center, New Brunswick, NJ

Lecture series showcasing current debates and innovative scholarship on Caribbean studies.  Some of the topics addressed by the guest lecturers are the black Caribbean, interdisciplinary approaches to the study of literature, culture and Caribbean thought, queer and gender studies.  These conferences are linked to a Comparative Literature undergraduate/graduate course (01:195:480:01 and 195:519:01) entitled “Coloniality of Diasporas in Caribbean Literature” that analyzes the links between colonialism and coerced or voluntary displacements in the French, Anglo and Hispanic Caribbean.
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