25 years After the US Invasion: The Grenada Story
A Series of Performances, Readings, reflections
October 30 – November 1, 2008
Pan-Caribbean Futures 25 years after Grenada
DATE: October 30, 12-2 p.m.
PLACE: History Seminar room, Room 2098, Sidney Smith Building,
University of Toronto, 100 St. George Street
Brian Meeks (Department of Government, University of the West Indies, Mona)
Silvio Torres-Saillant (Comparative Literature, Syracuse University)
Operation Urgent Memory: The Grenada Revolution and the US Invasion Twenty Five Years Later.
DATE: Thursday, October 30, 6pm
PLACE: Eaton Theatre, RCC204, in the Rogers Communications Centre at Ryerson University, 80 Gould Street (at Church Street)
Speaker: Shalini Puri (English, University of Pittsburgh)
Memory and Renewal. The Grenada Story.
DATE: October 31, 7 p.m.
PLACE: William Doo Auditorium, New College, 45 Willcocks Street (1 block south of Harbord, off Spadina)
with Merle Collins, Dionne Brand, Shalini Puri, Jacob Ross, Caldwell Taylor, Roger Gibbs
Against Forgetting: Caribbean Futures 25 years after the Invasion of Grenada
DATE: November 1, 2008, 6pm
PLACE: Jamaican Canadian Association, 995 Arrow Road, Toronto,
Hosted by d’bi young. Music, dance and spoken word with Merle Collins, Jacob Ross, Brian Meeks, Mbala, ABS/Rated Inc Hip Hop and surprise performers.
University of Toronto: Caribbean Studies; New College Principal’s Initiative
Fund; English; Political Science; Caribbean Continuities Series (History)
York University Community Arts Program of the Faculty of Environmental Studies; Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program of York University; Faculty of Humanities
Ryerson University: The English Department
Jamaica Canadian Association; A Different Booklist
For information contact: Alissa Trotz: firstname.lastname@example.org (416-978-8286)
Sandra Pierre (email@example.com)