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Caribbean Studies guest lecture with Dr. Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar

August 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Why Caribbean Studies? Relevancy of Caribbean Studies in these times

Why Caribbean Studies? The Relevancy of Caribbean Studies in These Times

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CESAR hosts Dr. Camille Hernández-Ramdwar for a free 30 min guest lecture followed by a question and answer session.
Dr. Hernández-Ramdwar is an instructor of the Chang Schools' Certificate of Caribbean Studies.

Posted by The Continuing Education Students' Association of Ryerson-CESAR on Monday, 31 August 2020

 

CESAR hosts Dr. Camille Hernández-Ramdwar for a free 30 min guest lecture followed by a question and answer session.

Dr. Hernández-Ramdwar is an instructor of the Chang Schools’ Certificate of Caribbean Studies.

  • Monday, August 31, 2020
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Watch online (details below)

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Camille Hernández-Ramdwar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, and the Academic Coordinator for Caribbean Studies. Her areas of research include Caribbean cultures and identities; African Traditional Religions in the Caribbean; popular culture, youth and sexual violence; diasporic, transnational and second generation identities; and racism and Caribbean peoples in Canada. She headed the SSHRC-funded Posting for Peace/Publicar para la Paz project from 2016-2018 which investigated social media, youth and violence in Trinidad, and directed/produced Posting for Peace (https://vimeo.com/276728788), a short documentary based on this research.

Dr. Hernández-Ramdwar has authored an ebook, Introduction to the Caribbean: Diversity, Challenges, Resiliency, 2nd Edition (Kendall Hunt, 2016). Her other scholarly work has appeared in International Encounters: Higher Education and the International Student
Experience (Rowan and Little, 2019), Caribbean Healers and Healing Practices in Health and Mental Health (Routledge, 2013),Searching for Equality: Inclusion and Equity in the Canadian Academy (University of Toronto Press, 2010), Caribbean Journal of Criminology and Public Safety (2009) Caribbean Review of Gender Studies (2008), and TOPIA (2008).

In addition, Dr. Hernández-Ramdwar has written short stories, narratives, and poetry dealing with the issues of diasporic, transnational, and multiracial identities, work which has been published in anthologies such as Talking About Identity: Encounters in Race, Ethnicity and Language (James and Shadd, 2001), Beneath the Cotton Tree Root (Hopkinson, 2000), and …But where are you really from? Stories of Identity and Assimilation in Canada (Palmer, 1997). Dr. Hernández-Ramdwar has been the recipient of three Ryerson awards: the Alan Shephard EDI Staff Award (March 2016), the Slobodan Drakulic Cross-Disciplinary Teaching Award (May 2014), and the Jean Augustine Faculty Award, Viola Desmond Day Awards Ceremony, (March 2012).

Watch Online:

We will be streaming the conversation live through the CESAR Facebook: www.facebook.ca/ryecesar/live

Please note that you can watch a live video without having a facebook account.

You can also watch on the CESAR website on this page. Please return at the time the event is set to start.

Accessibility:

The organizers strive to create accessible and inclusive events. Please contact executivedirector@mycesar.ca or vp.equity@mycesax.ca if you have any access needs or concerns.

Details

Date:
August 31, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Organizer

Vice-President Equity
Email:
vp.equity@mycesax.ca