Rahtid Rebel Women: Introduction to Caribbean Women
Speaker: Dr. Tanya Shields
Date: March 14, 2022
Time: 4:30pm EST
Celebrate Women's History Month with Dr. Tanya Shields! This virtual K-12 teacher webinar will show educators how to move beyond sun, sand, and sex representations of Caribbean women to examine how they negotiate imperial and national definitions of their place. CEUs available!
Dr. Tanya Shields is an associate professor and Director of Women's and Gender Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, with research focussing on Caribbean studies and plantation logics. She is the author of Bodies and Bones: Feminist Rehearsal and Imagining Caribbean Belonging (2014), “Hell and Grace: Palimpsestic Belonging in The True History of Paradise and Crossing the Mangrove" (2018), and “Magnolia Longing: The Plantation Tour as Palimpsest” (2017).