27 September - Border Narratives and Hispaniola : Cultural Perspectives and Human Rights in Dialogue

Professor Maria Cristina Fumagalli (University of Essex) and Dr Bridget Wooding (Caribbean Migration and Development Observatory, Santo Domingo)

Memory, Commemoration and Uses of the Past Research Cluster, CASiLaC


Friday 27 September 2019, 15.00 - 16.30
UCC Council Room (Main Quad)


Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Professor of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex, is a specialist in literatures and visual cultures of the Caribbean. Dr Bridget Wooding is the head of the Caribbean Migration and Development Observatory in Santo Domingo. Together they work on cross-border initiatives regarding culture and migration between Haiti and the Dominican Republic.


All are welcome to this public lecture, held on the occasion of Cork Discovers at UCC: www.corkdiscovers.org There will be refreshments after the talk.

Image copyright Karmadavis (Linea Fronteriza Intermitente, 2008)

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

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College Office, Room G31 ,Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC