University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Bearing Witness Discussion Group Week Six


Date
Wednesday 09 May 2018
Time
6:00PM - 8:00PM
Location
Penn Museum
Category

Dr. Deborah Thomas

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.

Free Admission.

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