Bearing Witness Discussion Group Week Six
- Wednesday 09 May 2018
- 6:00PM - 8:00PM
- Penn Museum
Join Dr. Deborah Thomas, co-curator, Bearing Witness: Four Days in West Kingston, on a journey of discovery, exploring the history and culture of Jamaica, in this six-part open reading group. Come to one program or all. Read and discuss a rich variety of histories, novels, poetry—as well as film. The full syllabus is available online.
Week Six: Augustown, Kei Miller (2016)
Set in the backlands of Jamaica, Augustown is a magical and haunting novel of one woman's struggle to rise above the brutal vicissitudes of history, race, class, collective memory, violence, and myth.
Philadelphia, PA 19104