April 12, 2017, 9:30 to 4:30 pm, URI Multicultural Student Services Center, 74 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881 #globaloceanURI
The Global Ocean: Racial Geographies and the Oceanic Humanities is day-long symposium sponsored by the Edmund S. and Nathalie Rumowicz Lecture Series in Literature and the Sea,the Departments of English, History, and Philosophy, the URI Center for Humanities, and the Coastal Institute featuring Monique Allewaert (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Jason Oliver Chang (University of Connecticut, Storrs), Steve Mentz (St. John’s University), and Ketaki Pant (Coget Center for the Humanities, Brown University).
Two workshop sessions (at 10 am and 12:30 pm) will be held in the conference room at the URI Multicultural Student Services Center to discuss pre-circulated papers. Please register here to receive copies of the essays.
The afternoon panel discussion at 2:30 pm will be held at the Hardge Forum and is free and open to the public.