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Masterclass Series: Gender and Sexuality in the Caribbean Context

  • Room K.2 University of Curaçao Curaçao (map)

The masterclasses examine a range of social, historical, political and cultural issues through the lenses of sexuality and gender with specific reference to the Dutch Caribbean. They seek to offer participants some academic grounding in concepts and concerns related to gender and sexuality in their various dimensions. While the main regional focus is the Dutch Caribbean, the course will also draw on scholarship from the broader Caribbean, Latin America and other parts of the world.

The masterclasses will be conducted by stellar international and local guest scholars.
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Programme Overview
Tue 19 and Wed 20 February 2019
Prof. Dr. Gloria Wekker (Professor Emerita, University of Utrecht, Netherlands)

Tue 12 and Wed 13 March 2019
Prof. Dr. Kamala Kempadoo (York University, Canada)

Tue 19 March 2019
Dr. Stella Pieters Kwiers (Curaçao)

Tue 9 and Wed 10 April 2019
Dr. Sruti Bala (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Mon 15 and Tue 16 April 2019
Prof. Dr. Patricia Mohammed (University of the West Indies, St. Augustine)

The masterclasses are free of cost and open to all. However you are requested to register and prepare the set readings in advance.
Registration: via email to