ICS Lecture and Screening: Patricia Mohammed’s “The Temples of the Other: The South Asian Aesthetic in the Caribbean” and “Coolie Pink and Green”

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As part of its Conferencias Caribeñas 10 lecture series for January-May 2012, the Institute of Caribbean Studies of the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the lecture “The Temples of the Other: The South Asian Aesthetic in the Caribbean” by Dr. Patricia Mohammed (Professor of Gender and Cultural Studies; Chair, School for Graduate Studies and Research, University of the West Indies-St. Augustine). Dr. Nalini Natarajan (Department of English, College of Humanities, UPR-RP) will comment the lecture.

The activity will be held on Thursday, March 15, from 1:00 to 3:00pm in Amphitheatre Manuel Maldonado Denis (CRA 108) of Carmen Rivera de Alvarado (CRA) Building, School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP.

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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