Digital Caribbean III

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Date & Time: 
Friday, December 02, 2016
9:00am to 7:00pm

Please join us for Digital Caribbean III, a full-day conference that builds on Caribbean Digital events in 2014 and 2015, and that engages 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 social and geographical contours of the Caribbean. Conference organized by Kaiama Glover and Alex Gil.
 
Date & Time: Friday, December 2; 9:00 AM-7:00 PM
Location: East Gallery, Buell Hall at Columbia University (main campus entrance at Broadway and 116th St.)
 
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
 
 
 
To RSVP, please click here. http://maisonfrancaise.org/digital-caribbean-iii
 
For more information, including a complete conference agenda, please visit
 
http://caribbeandigitalnyc.net/
 
 
 
Conference co-sponsored by the Columbia University Maison Française; 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 of 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.