50/50-The Road to Independence: Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago
|Venue:||FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220|
Event commemorates the 50th anniversary of independence of Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago. Special address by Percy Hintzen, Ph.D., Professor, Global & Sociocultural Studies, FIU with remarks by Erica Williams Connell, Founder, The Eric Williams Memorial Collection Research Library, Archives & Museum, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, and poetry reading by Donna Weir-Soley, Ph.D., African and African Diaspora Studies, FIU. Co-sponsored by FIU Libraries Special Collections, Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC), LACC, FIU's African and African Diaspora Studies, Consulate General of Jamaica, Jamaica Tourist Board, and University of the West Indies 50/50 Project. Call dLOC at (305)348-3008 for more information.