Caribbean Research Seminar in the North, Hull, 6 March 2015

Caribbean Research Seminar in the North

In association with the Society for Caribbean Studies


Friday 6 March, 2015


Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation

University of Hull

Oriel Chambers

27 High Street

Hull HU1 1NE

12.30-13:30 Arrival and lunch
13:30-14:20 Natalie Zacek (Manchester), ‘Holding the Whip-Hand: Gender, Slavery, and the Pornography of Pain in Jamaica and New Orleans’
14:20-15:10 Jenny Wilson (Leeds), ‘The Return of Liberated Africans from Cuba and Brazil to Africa, 1830-1870’
15:10-15:40 tea and coffee break
15:40-16:30 Wendy Asquith (Liverpool), ‘Estime’s Extravaganza: Haiti’s “Little World Fair” of 1949-50’ 
16:30-17:20 Jim Walvin (York), ‘Slavery in Small Things’
For details about WISE, including directions and contact details, see
Registration is free, but compulsory. To register your attendance, please email Beki Bloomfield:
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.

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