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Book Launch: ":“Up For Air! This Half Has Never Been Told!”

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Nov 26 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

On Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6-8:30 p.m., at the Undercroft, University of the West Indies, Mona, Dr. Imani Tafari-Ama, Lecturer, Development Consultant, Author and Talk Show Host on Fresh Start, aired 6-9 a.m. on Newstalk93FM at UWI Mona, will launch “Up For Air! This Half Has Never Been Told!”  a historical award-winning novel based on the  May 2010 Tivoli Gardens incursion and its aftermathh.  Keynote speaker at the event will be Dr. Leahcim Semaj, Psychologist and significant presenters will include L’Acadco Dancers and event sponsors. Dr. Tafari-Ama’s presentation will include the screening of the movie trailer excerpted from the novel, since she expects to produce a feature length film based on the book.

 

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The Undercroft, UWI Mona
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Dr. Imani Tafari-Ama

Book Launch: Teaching Caribbean Poetry, Teaching the World

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Nov 13 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The School of Edcation invites you to an afternoon of Caribbean Poetry Readings and Response on Thursday November 13, 2014 at the Undercroft from 1:00p.m to 3:00p.m.
 
The books to be launched are:
"Give the Ball to the Poet"
Featured Poets include:
 
Velma Pollard
Tanya Shirley
 
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"Teaching Caribbean Poetry"
Featured Poets include:
 
Edward Baugh
Mervin Morris, Poet Laureate

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The Undercroft
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Teaching Caribbean Poetry, Teaching the World

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Nov 13 2014 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

An Afternoon of Caribbean Poetry Readings and Response

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Undercroft: Mona Campus
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Aisha Spencer, PhD., Faculty of Humanities and Education, School of Education
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972-2130

Book Launch: Environmental Management in the Caribbean: Policy and Practice By Elizabeth Thomas-Hope

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Sep 25 2014 - 6:00pm

The GraceKennedy Foundation and The University of the West Indies Press will launch the book,  Environmental Management in the Caribbean: Policy and Practice By Elizabeth Thomas-Hope. The launch will be on September 25, 2014 at 6:00pm at the Council Room, UWI Regional Headquarters.

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UWI Regional Headquarters Council Room
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Launch of the 7th IGDS Working Paper: "Gender, Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management"

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Jun 11 2014 - 5:00pm

The launch hosted by the Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) will also include a forum under the theme ‘Gender, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management: The Youths' Perspective’. Contributors will discuss their articles contributed to the Working Paper. The publication which was sponsored by the Freidrich Ebert Stiftung, Jamaica & the Eastern Caribbean, represents the work of former BSc students who were registered in the IGDS’s course: Gender, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management (GEND3032), in the 2011/12 academic year. 

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Multifunction Room, Main Library
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Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS), Mona Unit
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977-7365 / Ext. 3008/2644

Book Launch: Commonwealth Caribbean Employment and Labour Law

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Jul 1 2014 - 6:00pm

The book: Commonwealth Caribbean Employment and Labour Law is authored by  Natalie Corthésy former Legal Officer in the Ministry of Labour, who is presently a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of the West Indies, Mona, and Carla Anne Harris Roper, former Director, Legal Services Division, Ministry of Labour and Social Security who is presently Acting Deputy Director of Legal Reform. 

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Law Lecture Theatre 2 (LLT2).
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Book Launch: IGDS Working Paper # 6: Youth Voices Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean

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Apr 30 2014 - 5:00pm

The Launch of IGDS Working Paper # 6: Youth Voices: Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean is presented by the Institute for Gender and Development Studies, Mona Campus Unit, in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Sub-Regional Office for the Caribbean.
Guest Speaker is Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of the UWI Mona Camnpus, Professor Archibald McDonald.

Venue: 
UWI Main Library Multi Functional Room
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Ingrid Nicely/AnneMarie Virgo
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977 7365 ext 2644, 3008

Launch of Esther Figueroa's Limbo

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Apr 6 2014 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Department of Literatures in English will be launching  Limbo, by Esther Figueroa, on Sunday April 6, 2014 at 11am and is inviting the public to be a part of the experience.

Venue: 
Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1)
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Doniq Salmon
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927-2217

Book Launch: Plantation to Nation

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Mar 14 2014 - 1:00pm

The UWI Museum and the National Musuem of Jamaica will launch the book, Plantation to Nation: Caribbean Museums and National Identity. The main speaker is Co editor, Alissandra Cummins, Director, Barbados Musuem and Historical Society

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UWI Museum, UWi regional headquarters
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Book Launch - Sexual and Reproductive Health in Jamaica

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Feb 27 2014 - 5:00pm

The Hugh Wynter Fertility Management Unit will be launching the book entitled, "Sexual and Reproductive Health in Jamaica: Medical, Ethico-Legal and Social Perspectives", on Thursday February 27, 2014 in the Unit's New Lecture Theatre at 5:00pm.
Please be seated by 4:45 pm
 

Venue: 
The Unit's New Lecture Theatre
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Joan Meade
Tel: 
1-876-276-6477

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