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Caribbean Feminisms, Diasporic Identities

Taking place during Women’s History Month, Women’s Paths third seminar focuses on herstory: writing as a form of resistance for Caribbean women of colour. Using performance, activist narratives and scholarly research, the seminar will explore the ways that Caribbean feminisms (located both in the archipelago and its diaspora) enact and imagine a decolonised resistance to the legacy of imperialism. Performance from Douglas Caster Cultural Fellow, Dr Vahni Capildeo ‘Diversities’ talk from Melanie Abrahams from Renaissance One PGR papers: Leighan Renaud (University of Leicester) Afrocentric Feminism in Contemporary Caribbean Women’s Writing Sofia Aatkar (Nottingham Trent University) I’m a Female Travel Writer – Get Me Out of Here! Caribbean Women, Travelling, and Writing *In solidarity with the #UCUstrike, the seminar is taking place off campus in the city centre as part of UCU’s Teach-Out programme.* Middle Room, Wharf Chambers, 23-25 Wharf St, Leeds LS2 7EQ All are welcome to this free event. A wine reception will follow.

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