International Workshop: Sensing the Caribbean: Art, Culture, History, and the Sensory Turn

Thursday, September 21st, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

“Song for the Beloved”

An Art Performance by
Honor Ford Smith

Friday, September 22nd, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm


  • Alejandra Bronfman (University of British Columbia)
  • Honor Ford-Smith (York University)
  • Paul C. Johnson (University of Michigan)
  • Roshini Kempadoo (University of Westminster, London)
  • Jeannine Murray-Román (Florida State University)
  • Juan Carlos Quintero Herencia (University of Maryland)

Memorial Library, Special Collections, Room 976 (Take elevator to 9th Floor)


  • Pablo Gómez – Medical History and Bioethics, History)
  • Víctor Goldget-Carballo (Spanish & Portuguese)

Performance Coordination:

  • Paola Hernández (Spanish & Portuguese)

Sponsored by: The Anonymous Fund of the College of Letters and Sciences, Latin American, Caribbean, and American
Studies Program (LACIS), the Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS), the Medical History and Bioethics
Department, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Art Department, and the Center for Visual Cultures (CVC)