Corrected version: Day Program on Indo-Caribbean Culture

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Fri Sep 24 19:55:40 UTC 2004

My apologies for posting an incomplete notice of the meeting.  It will
be held in Washington, DC, at the Library of Congress, in the Madison
Building as indicated below in the correct notice.  The Madison Building
is at 101 Indepence Ave., SE, and is next to the Capitol South Metro

Allen Thrasher

> From The Indentureship Period To The Present
Examining The Past, Creating The Future
A symposium devoted to Indo-Trinidadian/Indo-Caribbean history and
culture. Featuring scholarship, documentary film and oral histories that
illuminate a long journey from within.

The symposium will be held on September 27, 2004, from 9:30 AM to 5:00
PM, in the Mumford Room, 6th Fl, Madison Building, Library of Congress.
It will open with a documentary by Gideon Hanoomansingh: "Legacy Of Our
Ancestors : The Indian Presence In Trinidad and Tobago, 1845-1917".

Morning Session
Documentary - "Legacy Of Our Ancestors : The Indian Presence In
Trinidad And Tobago, 1845-1917"
Mr. Gideon Hanoomansingh - The Producer's Perspective
Chief Executive Officer, Premiere Video Productions, Trinidad & Tobago

Dr. Brinsley Samaroo - Emerging From Indentureship To Citizenship
Head, Department of History, The University of the West Indies, St.
Augustine, Trinidad

Mrs. Sonah Nagassar - The Impact of Hinduism On The History And Culture
Of Trinidad & Tobago
Member Caribbean authors' and publishers' network (CAPNET)

Nafeesa Mohammed, Esquire - Islam In A Plural Society
Legal Consultant, Ministry of the Attorney General, Trinidad & Tobago

Mr. Gideon Hanoomansingh and Dr. Brinsley Samaroo - Reverend Dr. John
Morton And The Presbyterian Church in Trinidad and Tobago

Afternoon Session
Dr. Brinsley Samaroo - Coping With Caribbean Society, the Indian

Dr. Somdath Mahabir - Challenges Facing The Indo-Guyanese
Cancer Prevention Fellow, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Dr. Mahin Gosine--Coping With The Promise Of America: Migration And
Mobility Among Indo-Caribbean People In The United States
Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Social Sciences,
Suffolk Community College, Brentwood, NY

Dr. Mahin Gosine and Dr. Somdath Mahabir Will Lead A Discussion Of The
Indo-Caribbean Diaspora (US Emphasis)


Allen W. Thrasher, Ph.D.
Senior Reference Librarian
Southern Asia Section
Asian Division
Library of Congress
Jefferson Building 150
101 Independence Ave., S.E.
Washington, DC 20540-4810
tel. 202-707-3732
fax 202-707-1724
athr at
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of Congress.

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