Recent AADS Faculty and Graduate Students Scholarly Presentations
Dr. Jean Rahier
"On the Relevance of the Concept of "Globalized Tourism Formation", Sept 9-12 2010, Lisbon, Portugal
"Tourism and Sustainable Development: Lessons from the Caribbean Experience for Sub-Saharan Africa" Salises 50/50 Conference August 23, 2012 New Kingston, Jamaica
The Bulletin De L'Union des Femmes Coloniales (BUFC)- Early Feminisim at the Service of the Colonial Ordering of Things in the Congo Archives of Post-Independent Africa and its Diaspora Conference Ile de Goree, Goree, Senegal
Dr. John Clark:
The Impact of War and Rivalry on State-Building in Uganda Debating the Peace/State-Building Experiences of Rwanda and Uganda for the Benefit of Great Lakes Region. May 24, 2013. Mbarara, Uganda
Improving The Political Culture of Congo July 15th -30th 2010. Kinshasa, DRC
Failure of Congo Democracy July 15th-20th 2010. Kinshasa, DRC
Dr. Percy Hintzen
Keynote Address: “Globalization, Development, and Sustainability: Africa’s Role”. Guyana National Reparations Commission, Georgetown, Guyana, February, 13th.
Dr. Alexander Lichtenstein
Works Committees and the Struggle for Industrial Citizenship in South Africa, 1973-1979, October 25th-28th Florianopolis, Brazil
Dr. Eric JB von Wettberg
PigeonPea/Gungopea Cultural and Genetic History, and Prospects for Development, Salises 50/50 Conference August 23, 2012 New Kingston, Jamaica
Dr. Eric Lob
The Islamic Republic of Iran's Foreign Policy and Developmental Activities in Sub-Saharan Africa, Islam in Africa: Historical and Contemporary Processes of Islamisation and Re-Islamisation in Africa, April 23-25, Berne, Switzerland
Religion and Media in Development: Changing the Nascent Narrative 7th African Media Leaders Forum, November 11-13, 2015 University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
The Gambia's Tourism Sexual Economy June, 2015 Banjul, The Gambia
The African Union's Continental Early Warning System: Conflict Prevention in an African Context, March 4-5, 2011 Boston University, USA
Post-Genocide Rwanda: The challenges for a post-ethnic civil society and the potentialities for good governance March 4-5, 2011 Boston University USA
Dr. Danielle Clealand
Keynote Address "The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution". Inaugural Mark Q. Sawyer Lecture. UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. January 10th.
Dr. Percy Hintzen
Keynote Address “Teaching within higher education in an era of socio-economic dynamism”. Inaugural Symposium for the Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning. The University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus, Georgetown, Guyana. February 13th
“The EU, CARIFORUM, AND CELAC: and the new multilateral alliance: the respecification and reconsolidation of old colonial ties in the era U.S. hegemonic decline”. Presented at conference on The Caribbean in the Strategic Partnership EU-CELAC, Institute des Ameriques, The EU-Latin American Foundation, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France. June 1st, 2018 Paris France.
Guyana Shield: An Aspirational Project for Sub-Regional Integration” Presented at “Center for Strategic And International Studies” forum on Guyana Shield: A Zone of Southern Caribbean Integration and Sustainable Development- Guyana, Suriname and French Guyane” Wednesday, November 29th, 2017. Washington. DC.
Dr. Valerie Patterson
Flint Water Crisis Panel in conjunction with the Ruby Latoya Frazier: Flint is Family exhibition, Frost Art Museum, panelist, Florida International University, February 21, 2019.
Activism and 20th Century Black Miami Symposium, response to Virginia Key Digital Archive, panelist, Florida International University, March 28, 2019.
Dr. Heather Russell
Post-Blackness and All of the Black Americas Caribbean Studies Conference, Merida, Mexico, May 2014
Rihanna: Diasporic Citizen, Bajan Daughter, American Superstar Caribbean Studies Conference, Grenada 2013
Vodou Modernism, Literary Theory and Social Justice. American Comparative Literature Association conference, March 31- April 3, 2011 Vancouver, Canada
Whose Rihanna:Diasporic Citizenship and Economies of Crossing over. April 24th-28th 2010., St. Peter Barbados.
Dr. Jean Rahier
From Invisibilidad to Participation in State Corporatism: Afro-Ecuadorian Community Organizing and Political Struggles, and the Constitutional Processes of 1998 and 2008 July 28 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hypersexual Black Women in the Ecuadorian 'Common Sense': An Examination of Visual and Other Representations October 8, 2010 Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Sylvan Jolibois
NGOs in Hard Development: Strategies for Success. Perspectives for Sustainable Rebuilding of a Devastated Nation. Salises 50/50 Conference August 23, 2012 New Kingston, Jamaica
Tonya St. Julien
Re-imagining the Primitive: Tourism and the Golden Age in Haiti from 1946-1956 Florida Conference of Historians, Florida Southern College, February 11-13th, 2015, Lakeland, FL
“We Are Men:” Self-Determination Defense and Black Masculinity The 16th Annual Graduate Association for African American History University of Memphis, February 11-13th, 2015, Memphis, TN
Kinky Salon NOLA Presents All is Bare in Love and War Field Research, Memorial Day Weekend 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana
Martina Carla Louis
Expressions of gender and sexual non- normativity in Haiti: Preliminary research Haiti, December 2013
Unifiying Voices Across Haitian Civil Society PAPDA (re)claims Sovereignty Salises 50/50 Conference August 23, 2012 New Kingston, Jamaica
Sombra di Kolo: The Shadow of Color Caribbean Studies Conference, Merida, Mexico 2014
Imagining Curacao in the Work of Norman de Palm Caribbean Studies Association Conference, March 31- June 3, 2011, Curacao
The Disjunction between National Formation and the Lived Experience of Racism in PostColonial Dutch Caribbean, December 2009, FIU, Miami.
Transnational Strategies of Haitian Immigrants Families in South Florida. November 20th-21st 2008 Oslo, Norway
"Betwixt and Between": Transformations in Transnational Space Dec. 2nd-6th 2010 Philadelphia USA
"Fuel for Colonialism": Gulf oil Corporation, The American Committee on Africa and Compateting Versions of Empire, 1956-1976., April 14th-18,2010 Ontario Canada
Diaspora, Development, and the Demise of the Nation State: Lessons from Haiti and Jamaica Salises 50/50 Conference August 23, 2012 New Kingston, Jamaica