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March is Movie Month at Mona

March is Movie Month at Mona

The Department of Literatures in English and the Institute of Caribbean Studies, UWI, Mona will host a series of activities in March under the theme “March is Movie Month at Mona”. The activities will take the form of talks, discussions, guest lectures and film screenings every Friday at 6:00 pm at the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1) throughout t

Confucius Institute Lecture Explores the Unity and Diversities between Chinese and Western Culture

Confucius Institute Lecture Explores the Unity and Diversities between Chinese and Western Culture

The Confucius Institute at UWI, Mona presents its third anniversary Lecture on Friday, March 2, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Inter-Faculty Lecture Theatre. This year’s lecture is entitled, "Chinese Culture and Western Culture - Unity within Diversities". Professor Zhao Yang, of the School of Chinese as a Second Language, Beijing University, China will

Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts International Festival Features Son et Lumière Performance

Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts

The annual Philip Sherlock Lecture entitled, ‘A Light Rising from the West’ will be presented as a Son et Lumière performance as part of the Philip Sherlock International Festival slated for February 23 to March 4. The event takes place on Monday, February 27 at 7:30 pm on the front of the Main Portico of the University Chapel. The performance feat

UWI, Mona Hosts Public Lecture Entitled Returning Garvey to the Caribbean

Professor Emeritus Robert Hill

“Returning Garvey to the Caribbean” is the title of the public lecture hosted by the Department of History and Archaeology, UWI, Mona on Friday, March 2, 2012 at 5:30 pm in the Multifunctional Room, Main Library, UWI, Mona. The Lecture will be delivered by Professor Emeritus Robert Hill, Professor Emeritus of History at UCLA and Editor in Chief of

UWI and South African High Commission Launch Year of Celebrations

Ms. Mathu Joyini

The South African High Commission in collaboration with The University of the West Indies will host a Launch to highlight the yearlong celebration of specific milestones namely: the Centenary of the African National Congress; the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence and the 125th Anniversary of Marcus Garvey’s birth.

The Launch takes place

UWI, Mona Career Expo and Job Fair Provides Map for the Future

UWI, Mona Career Expo and Job Fair Provides Map for the Future

“Mapping Your Future: Transforming Jamaica” is the theme of the 21st annual Career Expo being hosted by the Office of Placement and Career Services at UWI, Mona. The Expo commences with an Opening Ceremony on February 23 at 10.00 a.m. at the Undercroft, UWI, Mona.  Shadow Spokesman on Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Investment, Senator, Dr.

Notions of Beauty - Black History Symposium

Notions of Beauty - Black History Symposium

"Notions of Beauty in black communities globally: Rituals of positive affirmation and denigration of the black body with a special focus on notions of good hair vs. bad hair and additional dialogue on skin bleaching" is the title of a special Black History Symposium to be presented by the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social Work this

New Brown's Town Open Campus Location in Jamaica

Open Campus Jamaica announces the relocation of its Brown's Town site at Burlington Point, 2 Church Street, Brown’s Town St. Ann.

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The Old Yard 2012

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157629361843543/{/gallery} The Department of Creative and Festival Arts (DCFA) hosted its annual masquerade show, The Old Yard (formerly Viey La Cou), on February 12th, 2012, from noon-6pm, at the Gayelle, DCFA, Agostini Street, St. Augustine.
Situated at an actual yard, complete with an architectural style reminiscent of long ago, this event offered a dynamic mix of a journey into cultural history and a carnival masquerade showcase within the format of a heritage fair.

The UWI Credit Union Calypso Competition

{gallery}http://www.flickr.com/photos/theuwi/sets/72157629361760839/{/gallery} The UWI Credit Union’s annual Calypso and Ole Mas Competition took place on February 10th, 2012 at the car park of the Dudley Huggins Building from 6pm-midnight.

UWICU Calypso Competition 2012 Winners

1st Place- Clarence Harvey

2nd Place- Camille Renaud

3rd Place - Avral John

4th Place- Keron Brache

5th Place - Terence Rivas

Best Credit Union Commentary- Marlon Edmund

Best Social Commentary-Clarence Harvey

Best Party Song- Marlon Edmund

Audience Vintage Winners

1st Place- Marlon Edmund

2nd Place - Anson Brache

3rd Place- Helen Jones

Soca Groovy Winners

1st Place- Camille Renaud

2nd Place - Tamika Elcock

3rd Place- Chevonne & T’shai Ann John


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