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Fiction and Poetry Readings: Edward Baugh (1995)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept. introduces the program and Gordon Rohlehr, who introduces Trinidadian writer Edward Baugh. Baugh reads poetry: "This Poem,"…

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Caribbean Writers Summer Institute party

Video of a party in a private home, apparently celebrating the end of the Caribbean Writers Summer Institute in 1991. Most of the video is footage of people enjoying the party. A few participants in…

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Readings by David Allen, Margaret Watts, Loraine Barnaby, Jeanne O'Day, Kamla Best, Angie Cruz, and Malachi Smith (1996)

David Allen of Jamaica, winner of an Avery and Jule Hopwood Award in Creative Writing, reads the prologue and a short passage from his novel All Fruits Ripe. Trinidadian poet Margaret Watts of the…

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Readings by Francesca Monplaisir, Anson Gonzalez, Ian Bethel-Bennett, Jaqueline Johnson, Obediah Smith, and Ronald Lightbourne (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami introduces the program and readers for CWSI July 23, 1996. Francesca Monplaisir reads an excerpt from her work in progress. Trinidadian poet Anson…

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Readings by Ian Strachan, Derrilyn Morrison, Julia Petitfrere, Marie-Ovide Gina Dorcely, and Margaret Gill (1996

Trinidadian novelist Earl Lovelace introduces the CWSI program of readings for July 26, 1996. Ian Strachan from New Providence Island, Bahamas, a playwright/lecturer/poet and professor of English at…

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Readings by Jorge Cortinas, Marie Theodore, Helen Klonaris, Louie Laveist, Kim Robinson-Walcott, Marceau Silen, Deborah Jack, Celia Alvarez, Susan Brown, Lianne Dookie, and Hazel Simmons-MacDonald (1996)

Jorge Cortinas, a Cuban-American playwright, reads three short pieces, one of them a poem title "Islands Called Static." Marie Theodore, a student at University of Massachusetts at Boston,…

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Earl Lovelace reads from Salt (1996)

Robert Antoni of the University of Miami introduces Trinidadian novelist Earl Lovelace and talks about his novels The Dragon Can't Dance and The Wine of Astonishment. Lovelace reads the first…

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Brian Antoni reads from "Paradise Overdose" (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., a Caribbean scholar, introduces Bahamas-born novelist Brian Antoni of Miami. Antoni remarks on the use of dialect in his novel Paradise…

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Readings by Fred D'Aguiar (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept. introduces Guyanese writer Fred D'Aguiar, who reads an excerpt from his novel, The Longest Memory, which is set in 1810 Virginia and…

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Readings by Lorna Goodison (1996)

Mervyn Solomon introduces the program and Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., who introduces Jamaican writer Lorna Goodison. The reading is held at Books and Books bookstore…

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Readings by Robert Antoni and Adrian Castro (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., a Caribbean scholar, gives announcements about upcoming readings, then introduces University of Miami professor of Caribbean studies and…

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George Lamming reads from Natives of My Person (1996)

Fred D'Aguiar introduces Barbadian writer George Lamming and reads from the foreword by Sandra Paquet in Lamming's novel In the Castle of My Skin. Lamming then talks about his novel Natives…

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Readings by Cyril Dabydeen (1996)

Dr. Sandra Paquet of the University of Miami English Dept., a Caribbean scholar, introduces Guyanese-Canadian poet/novelist/teacher/critic Cyril Dabydeen, who was Poet Laureate of Ottawa, Canada,…

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Joan Dayan speaks about translating Rene Depestre (1996)

Shari Benstock of the University of Miami introduces Professor Joan Dayan, professor of English at the University of Arizona, who talks about her work translating Black Haitian poet Rene…

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Michael Dash, Translating the Caribbean Text (1996)

Professor Shari Benstock of University of Miami introduces J. Michael Dash, head of the Department of French at the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica. Dash has translated the works of…

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James Maraniss talks about translation (1996)

James Maraniss, translator of Cuban author Antonio Benitez Rojo's novel "The Sea of Lentils" (El Mar de las Lentejas), is introduced by Dr. Shari Benstock of the University of Miami…

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