The Department of History and Archaeology will host the 35th Annual Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture on 12 March 2019 at the Eon Nigel Harris Council Room, beginning at 5:30pm.The lecture titled, “Human beings and baobab and tamarind trees in the Caribbean: Ethnographic, historical and evolutionary perspectives on an ancient African memetic complex” is to be delivered by John Rashford
This course is designed to expose the student of Caribbean history to the world of online resources and communication. The course examines the theoretical and practical elements of digital history (the expressions of history online) and the potential and shortcomings of such resources. In this assessment of the digital world’s continuous and ever-changing impact on the humanities, students will be introduced to the major themes, issues and developments surrounding the research, writing, assessment and presentation of history online.
In joining the Department of History and Archaeology, you have chosen to be part of a department that, for nearly 70 years, has served students from all across the Caribbean region, providing top-quality teaching, and facilitating rigorous learning
Fifty years after the riotous events surrounding the banning of historian Walter Rodney turned the Jamaican capital on its head and led to a government lockdown of the University of the West Indies, the UWI Mona Department of History and Archaeology and the UWI Museum are collaborating to explore the moment, its context, and larger meaning through a conference and exhibition.






Staff /Graduate Seminar


Staff/Graduate Seminars

Join us this Friday, December 14, 2018 @ 3pm in the FHE Graduate Conference Room for our final  Staff/Graduate Seminar for Semester One.
The title of the paper is "Singing Jamaica’s Sexual Heritage: The Culture of Transactional Sex and Jamaican Popular Music’ by Samantha Campbell, UWI-Mona