http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/css/hea2/images/hea2-header-bg-swirl.pngThe Higher Education Academy is holding a one-day symposium on 1 May at the University of Liverpool on teaching the transatlantic - its pedagogies and practices.
The interactive workshop - The transatlantic: towards a scholarship of learning and teaching - will consider pedagogies produced by the Caribbean and the transatlantic and is likely to be of particular interest to teachers of History, American Studies, Literature, and Languages.
Twenty years after the publication of Paul Gilroy’s The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness and 25 years after Bernabé, Chamoiseau and Confiant published their manifesto In Praise of Creoleness, this event will explore how teaching the transatlantic engages the ‘shattered histories’ (Walcott, 1998) of the Atlantic. More...