|“CARIFESTA XIII Symposium” Aug 19-23, 2017|
Event Description: “The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, in partnership with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, Barbados, invites participation in the CARIFESTA XIII Symposium entitled 'The Caribbean, the Arts and the Cultural Industries: Negotiating Tradition, Aesthetics, Economics and Legacy.' The Symposium will be hosted at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Campus, Barbados, from 19-23 August 2017. The CARIFESTA XIII Symposium presents an opportunity for the exploration of the myriad identities arising from artistic and cultural expressions, as well as intellectual endeavours, within the Caribbean region and its diaspora. The Symposium seeks to facilitate creative and scholarly spaces in which participants engage in a keen exploration of the complex manifestations of the culture(s) of the Caribbean and beyond. The Symposium also offers the opportunity for participants to interrogate concepts of the arts, of culture and the cultural industries. Their place in strategies for the development of the region is anticipated to be of special interest. Additionally, the Symposium will feature Roundtable Discussions on Cultural Policy, Copyright and Intellectual Policy and the Creative Arts and the Academy, with participation by leading arts practitioners and scholars. Please carefully note that presentations at the Symposium may be via a wide range of media as well as formats, including print, visual, sonic, film, as well as combinations thereof. Hence, the Symposium welcomes participation via conference papers, dance performances, film screenings, masquerade, theatre performance, visual art, poster presentations et al ...” — Read more: CARIFESTA XIII SymposiumFor further information: CARIFESTA XIII Symposium and CARIFESTA XIII-Facebook.