2018 seminar schedule friday

schedule

Friday, January 12, 2018

I had no nation now but the imagination.

—DEREK WALCOTT

8:30 am

Doors to the San Carlos open; coffee & continental breakfast available on second floor

9:00 am

Theater doors open

9:30-9:40 am

Greetings from the president of the San Carlos Institute, Rafael A. Peñalver 

9:40-9:45 am

A welcome from Lynn Kaufelt, committee chair for “Writers of the Caribbean”

9:45-10:35 am

ROWAN RICARDO PHILLIPS
“I Who Have No Weapon but Poetry”

10:35-11:30

NICOLE DENNIS-BENN, EDWIDGE DANTICAT, and ELIZABETH WALCOTT-HACKSHAW
“Unpacking ‘Paradise’: Writing Honestly About People and Place”

11:30-11:50 am

20-minute break

11:50 am-12:30 pm

“A View of the Empire at Sunset”
A reading by CARYL PHILLIPS

12:30-2:15 pm

Lunch break. Book signings with Nicole Dennis-BennEdwidge Danticat, Caryl Phillips, Rowan Ricardo Phillips

2:15-3:05 pm

In Profile: MARLON JAMES  with JOSHUA JELLY-SCHAPIRO

3:05-3:50 pm

ESMERALDA SANTIAGO
“Writing a Life”

3:50-4:10 pm

20-minute break

4:10-5:00 pm

In Conversation: TEJU COLE, ISHION HUTCHINSON, and ROWAN RICARDO PHILLIPS

5:00pm—

End of day. Book signings with Teju Cole, Ishion Hutchinson, Marlon James, Esmeralda Santiago

6:30-8:00

Film Screening *
Poetry is an Island: Derek Walcott, A film by Ida Does
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St .

(*Requires ticket purchase , not included in registration fee.)

All onstage events and signings take place at the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street.