Leiden University, Lipsius Building, Cleveringaplaats 1, room 307 except March 15th and April 12th (room 148).
Slavery and Resistance (Karwan Fatah-Black)
Marronage and Abolitionism (Jessica Roitman)
Ethnicity and Ideology (Michiel Baud)
Radical Thinkers (Wayne Modest)
Languages in the Caribbean (Margot van den Berg)
Caribbean Literature (Isabel Hoving)
Cultural Changes in Revolutionary Cuba (Nanne Timmer)
Gender, Kinship and Sexuality (Gloria Wekker)
Caribbean Decolonization and Independence (Wouter Veenendaal)
Migration (Guiselle Starink-Martha)
Music in the Caribbean (Ronald Snijders)
Urban Problems: Port of Spain (Hebe Verrest)
Disaster in the Caribbean (Kasia Mika)
Cultural Heritage (Valika Smeulders)
Doing Research in the Caribbean (Sanne Rotmeier & Stacey MacDonald)
Caribbean Economy and Integration (Gert Oostindie)
Tourism (Alana Osbourne)
The Popular Culture of Illegality in Jamaica (Tracian Meikle)
Art in the Caribbean (Alex van Stipriaan)
Americanization, Globalization and the Future of the Caribbean (Rosemarijn Hoefte)
The course consists of 26 lectures and will include the following topics: ecology, colonialism, the slave trade, plantations and slavery, cultural heritage, contract labor, farmers and post-plantation economy, migration, transnational communities, race relations, the plural society, African-American cultures, and Afro-Asian creolization, ethnicity, kinship and sexuality, literature and music, art and culture, socio-economic development, decolonization, the drug economy, local politics and international relations. We will, among others, discuss the following Caribbean countries: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Martinique, Jamaica, the Dutch Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.
The course Introduction to Caribbean Studies will be offered as an intensive course of 13 weeks from February to April, 2017. Examination (10 May) will take place by means of a written exam (total 10 ECTS).
Leiden University campus Witte Singel Doelen
For students there is a reduced course fee of €35,00. Third parties are able to participate in limited numbers and on payment of the full course fee of € 145.00. Participation is only secured after submitting the registration form and payment/receipt of proof of participation.
KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies, PO Box 9515, 2300 RA Leiden, tel. 071-5272372 / 2295. Email: ln.vl1490364583tik@k1490364583ajnit1490364583is1490364583.