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157. Transforming the Atlantic: Caribbean-Scottish (Post)Colonial Relations

Tuesday, 5 January, 7:00–8:15 p.m., 304, WSCC

A special session

Presiding: Carla Sassi, Univ. of Verona

1. "I, Daughter: (Auto)Biography, Anxiety, and Familial Quest for Scotch Blood in Grenada and the Grenadines," Joan L. Anim-Addo, Univ. of London, Goldsmiths Coll.

2. "Fellow Travelers: Scottish Women Writers on Slavery in the West Indies, 1775–92," Corey Edward Andrews, Youngstown State Univ.

3. "Maroon Memories of the Scottish Empire," Michael Morris, Univ. of Glasgow

4. "Writing Bodies and Affects: Caribbean-Scottish Relations Affecting the Politics and Poetics of Postcolonial Discourse," Giovanna Covi, Univ. of Trento

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  • Other Literature in English – Caribbean

  • Other Literature in English – Scottish

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