Panels and authors
Day 1 – Thursday, March 1st – Pérez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
6.20PM: Inaugural Conference (Auditorium)
* Introduction and presentation by Edwidge Danticat, Author and Moderator
* Patrick Chamoiseau & Michael Dash in conversation: “Edouard Glissant’s Tout-Monde: relevance and significance in politics and arts.” Followed by Q/A from the audience.
Day 2 – Friday, March 2nd – Wolfsonian-FIU
1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach
8PM-8.30PM: Conversation with Kenny Dunkan (Wolfsonian Café)
Day 3 – Saturday, March 3rd– Little Haiti Cultural Center
212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami,
2PM-3PM: Yarimar Bonilla in conversation with Tout-Monde Festival curators Claire Tancons & Johanna Auguiac about Hétéronomonde, inspired in part by Bonilla’s reflections on (non-) Sovereignty in her book Non-Sovereign Futures.
Day 4 – Sunday, March 4th– Mana Wynwood
318 NW 23rd St, Miami
11AM-12PM: Festival Curators, artists & public in conversation: “Tout-Monde Roundtable”
About the Speakers
Edwidge Danticat (Haiti – lives/works in the United States) is a Haitian American author whose works focus on the lives of women. She also addresses issues of national identity, power, injustice and diaspora politics.
Patrick Chamoiseau (Martinique – lives/works in Martinique) is a French Caribbean author. He won several awards and distinctions among which the Prix Goncourt and was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He is the author of the Éloge de la créolité « In Praise of Creolness » alongside with Jean Bernabé and Raphaël Confiant.
Michael Dash (Trinidad and Tobago– lives/works in New York City) is a Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture who focuses on the work of Edouard Glissant and the Caribbean – specifically Haitian culture.
Yarimar Bonilla (Puerto Rico – lives/works in the United States) is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University. She is the author of Non-Sovereign Futures: French Caribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment, which gave inspiration to the curators’ definition of “Hétéronomonde”. She explores the notions of sovereignty, citizenship, and race in the Americas.