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Digital Caribbean III Conference

December 2, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Following on conversations that animated Caribbean Digital events in 2014 and 2015, this third public forum will engage critically with the digital both as practice and as a historicized societal phenomenon, reflecting on the challenges and opportunities presented by the media technologies that are reconfiguring the social and geographic contours of the Caribbean.


Conference organized by Kaiama Glover and Alex Gil. For full agenda and list of participants please visit www.maisonfrancaise.org.

Conference Agenda

9:00-9:30 a.m.   Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30-11:00 a.m. Panel 1: Digital Diasporic Religion

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Panel 2: Mapping Caribbean Concepts

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch Break

1:45-3:00 p.m. Panel 3: Tales from the Archive

3:15-4:30 p.m. Panel 4: Multimedia Melting Pots

4:45-6:00 p.m. Panel 5: Caribbean Praxis

6:00-7:00 p.m. Closing Panel: Framing Digital Art


Conference co-sponsored by French Department, Program in Comparative Literature, and Africana Studies Department at Barnard College, and by the Institute for Research in African American Studies (IRAAS) and Institute for Latin American Studies (ILAS) at Columbia University. This conference is featured as part of “le Français dans tous ses états”, with support from the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S.


***Unless otherwise indicated, events are free and open to the public, conducted in English, and take place in the East Gallery, Buell Hall. For fuller descriptions and any updates on these events, please visit www.maisonfrancaise.org.


December 2, 2016
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Maison Francaise
Buell Hall, 2nd Floor, 515 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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