Rutgers University presents A Different Imagination of the Caribbean: Screenings and Lecture by Patricia Mohammed

By ARC Magazine Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 Categories: Lectures, Screenings, Updates

As part of the activities organized around the theme “A Different Imagination of the Caribbean” at Rutgers University, Trinidadian director Patricia Mohammed will show two of her films—“Windows to the Past” (22 minutes) and “The Sign of the Loa” (20 minutes), both edited by Luke Paddington—on Tuesday, November 27, 2012.

Patricia Mohammed. Image courtesy of UWI

The screening will be followed by a discussion. An opening reception will take place at 6:30pm and the film screenings/discussion will begin at 7:00pm. The moderator will be Anjali Nerlekar. These activities will be held at the Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building Conference Room, 162 Ryders Lane.

Patricia Mohammed is from Trinidad and Tobago. She is the Head and Lecturer at Centre for Gender and Development Studies—Mona Unit at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. Dr. Mohammed holds a B.Sc. in Economics and Sociology and a M. Sc in Sociology from the University of the West Indies-St. Augustine, as well as a doctoral degree from The Institute of Social Studies in The Hague (Netherlands). She has published extensively on feminism, feminist theory, gender relations in Caribbean society, gender-based violence, and feminist epistemology and the study of masculinities.

For more information, you may contact Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel () or Anjali Nerlekar ().

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