CFP (extended date): "Our (Queer) Caribbean: A one-day open forum on Caribbean queerness"

Thomas Glave's picture
Dear Colleagues,
Please note the revised date for submissions of abstracts and/or proposals for the October 26th symposium that will celebrate the 10th year of Our Caribbean's publication (2008), and generate discussion on what discussions have emerged and expanded in Caribbean LGBTQ+ contexts since. The symposium will take place at the University of London. Several of Our Caribbean's contributors will also be present and take part in the discussions and presentations.
Warm regards, Thomas Glave

Call for Papers


Our (Queer) Caribbean


A one-day open forum on Caribbean queerness


Friday, 26th October 2018


The Centre for Integrated Caribbean Research


University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU



How have Caribbean queer perspectives and Caribbean LGBTQI activism changed since Our Caribbean?


What new insights and social/political realities have emerged since the publication of this ground-breaking 2008 collection of queer writing from the Antilles?


The Race in the Americas (RITA) group, in collaboration with the Centre for Integrated Caribbean Research (CICR), is proud to announce an event marking the tenth anniversary of Our Caribbean. In staging an open forum for discussion – as influenced by this ten-year perspective – we invite submissions on any of the following themes:


Queer Caribbean identities; transgender realities in the Caribbean; legislation and administration of sexual politics and identity; homophobia within Caribbean societies and diasporas; Antillean intersections of sexuality, race and gender; emerging queer Caribbean literatures, and Caribbean queerness in cinema, theatre, dance and popular culture.


Please send all submissions to no later than Friday 7th September 2018


For further information, please contact Dr. James O. Heath []


This event is kindly sponsored by the Coffin Trust.