Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

Image: Lubaina Himid “Toussaint L’Ouverture” (Cut Out) (1987)

The Caribbean Research Seminar in the North is organised in association with the Society of Caribbean Studies by the Institute of Black Atlantic Research (IBAR). This year it is being hosted by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)



12.30-13:30 Arrival and lunch

13:30-14:20 ‘Gothic Politics of the Haitian Revolution in Derek Walcott’s Haitian Trilogy and Edouard Glissant’s Monsieur Toussaint.’

                    Raphael Hoermann (University of Central Lancashire, Preston)

14:20-15:10 The Voodoo Doll in Popular Culture and Historical Memory.’

Natalie Armitage (University of Manchester)

15:10-15:40 Tea and coffee break

15:40-16:30 ‘Remembrance and Repression: The Memorialisation of Slavery in Bermuda’ (provisional title)

                    Dyana Saad (University of Central Lancashire, Preston)

16:30-17:20 ‘Modernity, Melancholy and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: The Story of the Slave Ship, Le Rodeur (1819)’

                    Anita Rupprecht (University of Brighton)



The programme can be downloaded here

For details about IBAR, see

Campus Maps are available at

Registration is free but compulsory. Register your attendance with a ticket from Eventbrite:

For all other queries please email Dr. Raphael Hoermann with CRSN as subject.

A reservation will be made at a reasonably-priced local restaurant for those wishing to attend dinner after the seminar. Please contact for booking, and with any other enquiries, including dietary requirements.

CRSN Poster (Final) PDF-page-001