The Diana Massiah Lecture in Caribbean Studies
Dionne Brand: "The Language of the Blue Clerk"
A meditation on what poetry offers to 'being' in the diaspora; a consideration of poetry's diacritical possibilities in diaspora.
Reception at 5:00 - Grace and David Taylor Scholarship Award at 5:50 - Lecture at 6:00
Co-sponsored by the Department of Humanities, Founders College, the Departments of English and Equity Studies, School of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, Harriet Tubman Institute and York Centre for Education and Community.