The Department of History and Archaeology, UWI Mona will host the 36th Annual Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture on 24 March 2020 at the UWI Regional Headquarters, Hermitage Road, Mona, beginning at 5: 30 pm.The lecture titled, “Enslavement, Resistance, and Expressions of Freedom’s for Africans in the Caribbean – Lessons from Archaeology” will be delivered by Douglas V. Armstrong.
Coming in September 2019: BA History and Journalism Advance your career opportunities with the new and exciting BA History and Journalism!! Through a combination of History and Journalism courses, this new programme will help you to develop the research and analytical of historians along with the communication skills and strategies of journalists.
This level I course introduces students to major themes necessary for the understanding of the continent’s long and diverse history, paying special attention to regional patterns. It does so by exploring Africans’ historical experiences in reverse, from the present to its distant past.
This course introduces students to a pan-Caribbean history of mass media, tracing its evolution since the first printing press was established in Jamaica in 1717 through to the twentieth century and beyond with the invention of various forms of broadcast and digital media.







Staff /Graduate Seminar


Staff/Graduate Seminars

Join us this Friday, 13 March,2020 @ 3:00pm for our next Staff/Graduate Seminar.

The paper “The Currency of Race: Costs of a Slave Court in Eighteenth-Century Jamaica”will be presented by Geneva Smith (Princeton University)

The Seminar will be held at the Graduate Conference Room, FHE.