Diversity as Knowledge Series Keynote: Schuyler Esprit, ‘The Right to Serendipity: The Unlikely Scenes of Caribbean Knowledge Production’
October 27, 1pm Central (2pm Miami time)
In what ways do individuals and communities of the region assert their “right to research”? How does the integration of digital technologies and digital humanities methodologies facilitate the preservation and articulation of local knowledges, even in the face of economic underdevelopment, political fragility, climate vyulnerability or diminished social significance? This talk will provide examples, through the work of Create Caribbean Research Institute, of unlikely collaborations between community organizations, students and citizen-scholars that lead to formal and vernacular outcomes, constituting an invaluable part of the historical record of the Caribbean region. Click here to learn more and register.