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Date Index

1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996

1991

Program 1. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

History, the Caribbean and the imagination

Program 2. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Literature and culture in Trinidad and Tobago

Program 3. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Journeys:George Lamming discusses his novels

Program 4. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Women writing in the Caribbean

Program 5. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Two writers' beginnings: Geoffrey Philp and Marina Taitt:Geoffrey Philp and Marina Taitt

Program 6. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Myths and mythmaking in Caribbean literature

Program 7. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Islands and mainland

Program 8. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Heritage

Program 9. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Bringing the Bahamas and Virgin Islands into literature

Program 10. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Nature’s medicine in the Caribbean

Program 11. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Zack Bowen introduces five Caribbean writers

Michael Anthony reads from All That Glitters

Sharon Freeman reads two poems

Velma Pollard reads her poetry

Eileen Marshall reads fiction

Geoffrey Philp reads his poetry

Program 12. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

George Lamming reads from Natives of My Person

Geoffrey Philp reads "Christmas Eve, 1988"

Program 13. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Zack Bowen introduces three Caribbean writers

Aurora Shante Ferguson reads her poetry

Velma Pollard reads poetry and fiction

Michael Anthony reads from The Games Were Coming

Program 14. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Zack Bowen introduces five Caribbean writers

Lisa Burdige reads "The Grief of Isaac"

Rawle Frederick reads his work

Mickey Anderson reads two poems

Jean Goulbourne reads two poems about trees

Program 15. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Zee Edgell reads from In Times Like These

Kamau Brathwaite reads two poems

Juanita Harmon reads work in progress

Program 16. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Marion Bethel reads her poetry

Zee Edgell reads from Beka Lamb

Marina Taitt reads poems about forests

Program 17. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Zack Bowen introduces five Caribbean writers

Aurora Shante Ferguson reads poetry

Kamau Brathwaite reads a story about cricket

Sharon Freeman reads "Reverie at Brewers Bay"

Cynthia James reads her poetry

Jean Goulbourne reads "Cousin Clea"

Program 18. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Zack Bowen introduces four Caribbean writers

George Lamming reads from In the Castle Of My Skin

Joan Kurzban reads a poem

Kwadwo Kamau reads his fiction

Mickey Anderson reads Guyanese proverbs

Program 19. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Eileen Marshall reads poems about trees

Program 20. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Michael Anthony reads "Tree of My Dreams"

Program 21. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

George Lamming reads from In the Castle of My Skin

Program 23. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Kamau Brathwaite reads poetry

Program 24. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Eileen Marshall reads her fiction

Program 25. Caribbean writers and their art, 1991

Marina Taitt reads her poetry

1992

Program 1. Caribbean literary studies, 1992

A Whisper from the Caribbean: A Program to Honor the Memory of Wilfred Cartey, Ph.D., 1931-1992, presented at the University of Miami, July 22, 1992:Wilfred Cartey, 1931-1992

Program 1. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Earl Lovelace interviewed by George Lamming

Program 1. Readings in Caribbean literature, 1992

Zee Edgell introduced by Michael Anthony

Zee Edgell reads from Beka Lamb

Zee Edgell reads from In Times Like These

Zee Edgell, question and answer session with the audience

Zee Edgell reads from Beka Lamb

Program 2. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Lorna Goodison interviewed by Kamau Brathwaite

Program 2. Readings in Caribbean literature, 1992

Earl Lovelace introduced by Michael Anthony

Earl Lovelace reads his short story "Victory and the Blight"

Earl Lovelace reads from The Dragon Can’t Dance

Earl Lovelace reads from The Dragon Can’t Dance

Earl Lovelace reads "Joebell and America"

Program 3. Readings in Caribbean literature, 1992

Mervyn Morris reads "On Holy Week"

Mervyn Morris reads poems about self and death

Mervyn Morris reads political poems

Mervyn Morris reads love poetry

Mervyn Morris reads his poetry

Program 3. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Mervyn Morris interviewed by Karen King-Aribisala

Program 4. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Caribbean landscapes

Program 4. Readings in Caribbean literature, 1992

Lorna Goodison reads her poetry

Lorna Goodison reads her poetry

Lorna Goodison reads her poetry

Lorna Goodison reads her poetry

Lorna Goodison reads "To Us, All Flowers are Roses"

Lorna Goodison reads her poetry

Program 5. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Edwidge Danticat, Francis Farrier, and Barbara Dixon interviewed by Michael Anthony

Program 6. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Max Gordon and Patricia Fagan interviewed by Michael Anthony

Program 7. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Lyn-Anne Ali and Glen Nairn interviewed by Michael Anthony

Program 8. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Rawle Frederick, Jean Goulbourne, and Maria van Enckevort interviewed by George Lamming

Program 9. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Zee Edgell interviewed by Michael Anthony

Program 10. Caribbean writers and their art, 1992

Maria van Enckevort and Francis Farrier interviewed by Michael Anthony

1993

Program 1. Fiction and poetry readings, 1993

Mervyn Morris introduced by Geoffrey Philp

Mervyn Morris reads poems from “On Holy Week”

Mervyn Morris reads poems from Examination Centre

Mervyn Morris reads political poems

Mervyn Morris reads poems about art and the self

Mervyn Morris reads poems of love and lust

Mervyn Morris reads poems

Mervyn Morris reads poems about death

Program 1. Tribute to George Lamming, 1993

A Tribute to George Lamming by the Caribbean Writers Summer Institute

Program 2. Fiction and poetry readings, 1993

George Lamming introduced by Mervyn Solomon

George Lamming reads from In the Castle of My Skin

George Lamming reads from his novel In the Castle of My Skin

Program 3. Fiction and poetry readings, 1993

Olive Senior introduced by Mervyn Morris

Olive Senior reads poems from Gardening in the Tropics

Olive Senior reads poems from Gardening in the Tropics

Olive Senior reads poems about hurricanes

Olive Senior reads “Meditation on Yellow”

Olive Senior reads "You Think I Mad, Miss?"

Olive Senior reads "Do Angels Wear Brassieres?"

Program 4. Fiction and poetry readings, 1993

Erna Brodber introduced by Sandra Paquet

Erna Brodber reads the Prologue of her novel Louisiana

Erna Brodber reads Parts 1 & 2 of Louisiana

Erna Brodber reads Part 4 of Louisiana

Erna Brodber reads Part 5 of Louisiana

Erna Brodber reads from Myal

Erna Brodber reads from Myal

Program 5. Fiction and poetry readings, 1993

Mervyn Solomon and Laurence Miller: A Presentation by Workshop Participants, July 16, 1993

Kendel Hippolyte reads his poetry

Kendel Hippolyte reads his poetry

Angela Barry reads "Goree Revisited"

Gillian Nehassaiu de Gannes reads her poems

Gillian Nehassaiu de Gannes reads her poems

Zoila Ellis reads "A Hero's Welcome"

Clyde Durm-I Brooks reads his poetry

Clyde Durm-I Brooks reads his poetry

Clem Maharaj reads from “The Dispossessed”

Nuala Archer reads "Hollywood Panama”

Nuala Archer reads "Sheela^Na^Gigging ArOund"

Program 6. Fiction and poetry readings, 1993

Imani Um Nommo writers introduced

Imani Um Nommo writers read their poetry

Carl Limerick reads poetry

Keith Jardim reads "The Dust"

Claudia Rankin reads her poetry

Thomas Glave reads "Flying"

Jane King reads her poetry

Everton Sylvester reads his poetry

Lasana Sekou reads “Love Songs Make You Cry”

1994

Program 1. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

George Lamming introduced by Sandra Paquet

George Lamming addresses CWSI 1994

George Lamming reads “The Honorable Member”

George Lamming reads “A Wedding in Spring”

Program 2. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

Antonio Benitez-Rojo reads “Alejo Carpentier”

Program 3. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

Antonio Benitez-Rojo reads "Incident in the Cordiere"

Program 4. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

Mervyn Morris introduced by Olive Senior

Mervyn Morris reads from “On Holy Week”

Mervyn Morris reads poetry

Mervyn Morris reads his poetry

Mervyn Morris reads poetry about the self and negritude

Mervyn Morris reads poems about time and death

Program 5. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

Felix Morisseau-Leroy introduced by George Lamming

Felix Morisseau-Leroy introduces himself

Felix Morisseau-Leroy recites four poems

Felix Morisseau-Leroy reads “God is Good”

Felix Morisseau-Leroy reads Creole poetry

Program 6. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

Edwidge Danticat introduced by Sandra Paquet

Edwidge Danticat reads "A Mother's Silence"

Edwidge Danticat reads "Women Like Us"

Edwidge Danticat reads "Between the Pool and the Gardenias"

Edwidge Danticat reads from Breath, Eyes, Memory

Edwidge Danticat reads from Breath, Eyes, Memory

Program 7. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

Olive Senior introduced by Sandra Paquet

Olive Senior reads from Gardening in the Tropics

Olive Senior reads poems about hurricanes

Olive Senior reads "Meditation on Yellow"

Olive Senior reads “Lily, Lily”

Olive Senior reads "You Think I Mad, Miss?"

Program 8. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

David Dabydeen introduced by Mervyn Morris

David Dabydeen lectures on the Indo-Caribbean experience

Program 9. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

David Dabydeen reads "Turner"

David Dabydeen reads "Turner"

David Dabydeen reads from "Disappearance"

David Dabydeen reads from "The Counting House"

David Dabydeen answers questions from the audience

Program 10. Fiction and poetry readings, 1994

Introduction to CWSI readings at Florida International University

Garfield Ellis reads

Ian Jacko Jackson reads his poetry

Clarissa Walker reads "Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?"

Doodnauth Singh reads poetry

Allison Birch reads "Sweetness"

Michael Pintard reads poetry

Andrea Shaw reads "The Strength of Anthuriums"

1995

Program 1. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Ana Lydia Vega introduced by Antonio Benitez Rojo

Ana Lydia Vega reads "Nuyuricans"

Ana Lydia Vega reads a story about learning English

Ana Lydia Vega reads "Solutions, Inc."

Ana Lydia Vega reads "A New Definition of Beauty"

Ana Lydia Vega, question and answer session

Program 2. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Opal Palmer Adisa reads "A Song for Haiti"

Opal Palmer Adisa reads poetry

Opal Palmer Adisa reads poetry

Opal Palmer Adisa reads poems from I Name Me Name

Opal Palmer Adisa reads "My First Lesson in Sex"

Opal Palmer Adisa reads from Traveling Women

Opal Palmer Adisa reads "Speak and Speak Again"

Program 3. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Maryse Conde speaks about Tituba

Maryse Conde reads from I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem

Maryse Conde speaks about Creole literature

Richard Philcox reads from Crossing the Mangrove

Maryse Conde and Richard Philcox, question and answer session

Program 4. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Sasenarine Persaud introduced by Sandra Paquet

Sasenarine Persaud reads "With Apologies for the Flavour"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "No Omeros on the Isles"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "Euro Yogini 1"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "In Euro Yogini's Unlit Room"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "Artwork of Kali"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "Not Missing Anyone Who Consumes a Bottle of Gin a Day"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "On Becoming, Thinking: Returning to Miami"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "On Pelican Bay"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "Thanksgivings for Miami Mornings"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "From This World You Inherit"

Sasenarine Persaud reads "Wandering Brahmans in America"

Sasenarine Persaud, question and answer session

Program 5. Poetry readings, 1995

Edward Baugh introduced by Gordon Rohlehr

Edward Baugh reads poetry about parents and childhood

Edward Baugh reads poetry

Edward Baugh reads poetry about poets

Edward Baugh reads poetry

Edward Baugh reads political poetry

Program 6. Poetry readings, 1995

Mervyn Morris introduced by Edward Baugh

Mervyn Morris reads from On Holy Week

Mervyn Morris reads poems about self, art and madness

Mervyn Morris reads his poetry

Mervyn Morris reads poems about love and family

Mervyn Morris reads poems about death

Program 7. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Geoffrey Philp introduced by Sandra Paquet

Geoffrey Philp reads poems about Miami

Geoffrey Philp reads poems from Hurricane Center

Geoffrey Philp reads his poetry

Geoffrey Philp reads his poetry

Geoffrey Philp reads his poetry

Geoffrey Philp reads his poetry

Program 8. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Sandra Paquet introduces Antonio Benitez Rojo

Antonio Benitez Rojo reads from Sea of Lentils

Basil Paquet reads from Sea of Lentils

Antonio Benitez Rojo, question and answer session

Program 9. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Olive Senior introduced by Sandra Paquet

Olive Senior reads from Gardening in the Tropics

Olive Senior reads "The Case Against the Queen"

Program 10. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Lorna Goodison introduced by Sandra Paquet

Lorna Goodison reads two poems

Lorna Goodison reads "Turn Thanks to Miss Mirry"

Lorna Goodison reads "Oh Africans in White Dresses" and "Annie Pengelly"

Lorna Goodison reads three poems

Lorna Goodison reads her poetry

Program 11. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Joanne Hyppolite introduced by Mervyn Solomon

Joanne Hyppolite reads from Seth and Samona

Cin D Quashie reads her poetry

Guichard Cadet reads his poetry

Myriam Chancy reads her fiction

Sheryl Byfield reads from Duppy Conqueror

Danielle Legros Georges reads her poetry

Obediah Smith reads his poetry

Obediah Smith reads his poetry

Program 12. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Dalma Llanos introduced by Mervyn Solomon

Dalma Llanos reads "Cucharitas"

Sarah Pemberton Strong reads from Burning the Sea

Lelawattee Manoo-Rahming reads poetry

Vincent Neptune reads poetry

Faye Harrison reads "Visitors"

Jean Goulbourne reads poetry

Elena Lawton de Torruella reads poetry

Donna Weir-Soley reads poetry

Malachi Smith reads poetry

Program 13. Fiction and poetry readings, 1995

Mervyn Solomon and Sandra Paquet introduce the final reading of CWSI 1995

Brittany Wivell reads from "Meet Me at Church Bay"

Nicola Johnson reads her poetry

Maritza Stanchich reads fiction and poetry

Eugenia O'Neal reads fiction and poetry

Joanne Hillhouse reads fiction and poetry

Beatrice Gardiner reads her poetry

Kezia Page reads her poetry

Omar Garcia reads his poetry and fiction

1996

Program 1. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

Cyril Dabydeen introduced by Sandra Paquet

Cyril Dabydeen reads "Vosnesensky"

Cyril Dabydeen reads from "Coastland"

Cyril Dabydeen reads from "Coastland"

Cyril Dabydeen reads from "Coastland"

Cyril Dabydeen reads from "Coastland" and "Stoning the Wind"

Cyril Dabydeen reads "Sir James Douglas"

Program 1. Translation Institute, 1996

Antonio Benitez Rojo reads "Translating the Caribbean Rhythm" (Shari Benstock introduced by Sandra Paquet: Antonio Benitez Rojo introduced by Shari Benstock: Translation)

Program 2. Translation Institute, 1996

James Maraniss talks about translation

Program 2. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

George Lamming reads from Natives of My Person

Program 3. Poetry and fiction readings, 1996

Robert Antoni introduced by Sandra Paquet

Robert Antoni reads from Blessed Is The Fruit

Adrian Castro reads "Brincando el Charco"

Adrian Castro reads two poems

Adrian Castro reads "Canto of the Tyrant Who Hangs Himself"

Adrian Castro reads "Instalacion para Jose Bedia"

Program 3. Translation Institute, 1996

Michael Dash: Translating the Caribbean text:Translating the Caribbean text

Program 4. Poetry and fiction readings, 1996

Lorna Goodison introduced by Sandra Paquet

Lorna Goodison reads "Some Things You Do Not Know About Me"

Lorna Goodison reads "She Walks Into Rooms" and "Guinea Woman"

Lorna Goodison reads two poems

Lorna Goodison reads "This is My Father's Country"

Lorna Goodison reads "Miss Mirry" and "Sleeping Zemis"

Lorna Goodison reads poems about plants

Lorna Goodison reads her poetry

Program 4. Translation Institute, 1996

Joan Dayan speaks about translating Rene Depestre

Program 5. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

Fred D'Aguiar reads from The Longest Memory

Fred D'Aguiar reads from Dear Future

Fred D'Aguiar reads "The Barber"

Program 6. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

Brian Antoni reads from "Paradise Overdose"

Program 7. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

Earl Lovelace reads from Salt

Program 8. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

Marie Theodore reads "In the Hand of the Sower of Death"

Helen Klonaris reads her poetry

Louie Laveist reads from a play

Kim Robinson-Walcott reads "The Red Dress"

Marceau Silen reads four poems

Sandra Paquet introduces CWSI 1996 readers

Deborah Jack reads her poetry

Celia Alvarez reads "How to Survive Your First Year at UM"

Susan Brown reads her poetry

Lianne Dookie reads from her short fiction

Hazel Simmons-MacDonald reads her poetry

Program 9. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

Earl Lovelace introduces CWSI 1996 readings

Ian Strachan reads from a play and a poem

Derrilyn Morrison reads her poetry

Julia Petitfrere reads about motherhood

Marie-Ovide Gina Dorcely reads her poetry

Margaret Gill reads her poetry

Program 10. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

Sandra Paquet introduces CWSI 1996 readers

Francesca Monplaisir reads fiction

Anson Gonzalez reads his poetry

Ian Bethel-Bennett reads from his novel

Jacqueline Johnson reads her poetry

Obediah Smith reads poems and fiction

Ronald Lightbourne reads "Hidden in Music" and "Brimston Hill"

Sandra Paquet presents an award to Anson Gonzalez

Program 11. Fiction and poetry readings, 1996

David Allen reads from All Fruits Ripe

Margaret Watts reads her poetry

Loraine Barnaby performs an excerpt from her play "Choices"

Jeanne O'Day reads her poetry

Angie Cruz reads her fiction

Kamla Best reads her poetry

Malachi Smith reads his poetry