Day program on Indo-Caribbean Culture

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Fri Sep 24 21:00:28 UTC 2004

Sorry, in the Mumford Room, 6th Floor, Madison Building, Library of
Congress, 101 Independence Ave., Washington, DC.  It is free and open to
the public.  The Madison Building is across from the Capitol South Metro


Allen T.

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.

>>> treich at UCALGARY.CA 9/24/2004 3:51:44 PM >>>
Where will this symposium take place?
Tamar Reich

----- Original Message -----
From: "Allen W Thrasher" <athr at LOC.GOV>
Sent: Friday, September 24, 2004 1:32 PM
Subject: Day program on Indo-Caribbean Culture

>                                                     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
> PM, and will open with a documentary of Gideon Hanoomansingh: "Legacy
> Our Ancestors : The Indian Presence In Trinidad and Tobago,
> 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 &
> 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
> 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 &
> Mr. Gideon Hanoomansingh and Dr. Brinsley Samaroo - Reverend Dr.
> Morton And The Presbyterian Church in Trinidad and Tobago
> Afternoon Session
> Dr. Brinsley Samaroo - Coping With Caribbean Society, the Indian
> Experience
> 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
> Suffolk Community College, Brentwood, NY
> Dr. Mahin Gosine and Dr. Somdath Mahabir Will Lead A Discussion Of
> Indo-Caribbean Diaspora (US Emphasis)

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