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CERLAC's 2022 Michael Baptista Essay Prizes Awarded

CERLAC's 2022 Michael Baptista Essay Prizes Awarded

2022 Michael Baptista Essay Prizes Awarded  The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Michael Baptista Essay Prize for outstanding scholarly papers on topics of relevance to the area of Latin American and Caribbean Studies.   At the undergraduate level, […]

CERLAC Fellow Yvonne Su was featured on Don't Call Me Resilient

CERLAC Fellow Yvonne Su was featured on Don't Call Me Resilient

CERLAC Fellow Yvonne Su was featured on the Conversation Canada - Don't Call Me Resilient: To listed to the podcast click on the links: https://dont-call-me-resilient.simplecast.com/episodes/the-unfairness-of-the-climate-crisis https://theconversation.com/the-unfairness-of-the-climate-crisis-192469 To read the story in The Conversation click here.

CERLAC Resource Centre hosts ‘Black and Women’s Voices’ digital collection

CERLAC Resource Centre hosts ‘Black and Women’s Voices’ digital collection

A sample of documents that represent “Black and Women’s Voices” is now available in digitized format from the Resource Centre collections of York’s Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC). A sampling of “Indigenous Voices” will follow soon  (https://vitacollections.ca/cerlacresourcecentre/search). The digitized materials form part of an equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) project supported by […]

CERLAC Fellow Andil Gosine is featured in the New York Times

CERLAC Fellow Andil Gosine is featured in the New York Times

From the Wreckage of Caribbean Migration, a New Kind of Beauty Four artists created stories of resilience from the traumatic histories of ancestors, on view at the Ford Foundation Gallery. By Aruna D’SouzaJune 15, 2022 It was curiosity about his own family’s fraught history of migration, from India to Trinidad, that persuaded Andil Gosine, a […]

York professor and CERLAC Fellow New York exhibit displays reinventive spirit in times of crisis

York professor and CERLAC Fellow New York exhibit displays reinventive spirit in times of crisis

The exhibition everything slackens in a wreck, curated by Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change Professor Andil Gosine,will be at the Ford Foundation Gallery in New York City. Running from June 1 to Aug. 20, the exhibit features seven York University community members, including exhibiting artist and BFA and MFA alumna Margaret Chen, artistry from […]

Climate Change in the Caribbean: The Role of Capital in the Climate Crisis and the Movement for Climate Justice

Climate Change in the Caribbean: The Role of Capital in the Climate Crisis and the Movement for Climate Justice

Written by Elaine Coburn, Director of the Centre for Feminist Research Organized by the CERLAC student caucus and hosted by York University doctoral students Natasha Sofia Martinez and Alex Moldovan.  Malene Alleyne is a Jamaican human rights lawyer and founder of Freedom Imaginaries, an organization that uses human rights law to tackle legacies of slavery […]

Congratulations to CERLAC Fellow Dr. Andrea Davis for her new book: Horizon, Sea and Sound: Caribbean and African Women's Cultural Critiques of Nation

Congratulations to CERLAC Fellow Dr. Andrea Davis for her new book: Horizon, Sea and Sound: Caribbean and African Women's Cultural Critiques of Nation

In Horizon, Sea, Sound: Caribbean and African Women’s Cultural Critiques of Nation, Andrea Davis imagines new reciprocal relationships beyond the competitive forms of belonging suggested by the nation-state. The book employs the tropes of horizon, sea, and sound as a critique of nation-state discourses and formations, including multicultural citizenship, racial capitalism, settler colonialism, and the […]

Toronto Biennial of Art Prize presented to York U grad and CERLAC Student

Toronto Biennial of Art Prize presented to York U grad and CERLAC Student

Camille Turner, a master’s and PhD graduate of York University’s Environmental Studies program, received the Toronto Biennial’s Artist Prize for her contribution to the 2022 Toronto Biennial of Art exhibit, the second chapter of a two-part biennial – “What Water Knows, the Land Remembers.”   Open to the public and running until June 5, Turner is […]