Australian Creole Heritage Centre Spring 2005 Event:
" Pan-Creolization Movement in the Academy and Community Organizing Committee"
Symposium on Cultural Representations of World Creole Identity in Australia, Europe, Canada, U.S. and the Caribbean with a Companion Creole Festival Internationale 2005, May 21, 22, 2005 at Sunset Park, Las Vegas, Nevada
Symposium and Exhibition
University of Nevada Las Vegas
May 18-20, 2005
Description of "Creolization" Symposium and Exhibition
Scheduled for Wednesday, May 18- May 20, 2005 (10am-5pm)" Pan-Creolization Movement in the Academy and the Community" is a symposium in which academic scholars, university students, secondary school teachers and students, and community activists will join forces to explore the relationship between Australia, Europe and the Caribbean by focusing specifically on creolization and Creole heritages.
In collaboration with Australian Creole Heritage Centre, Interdisciplinary Scholars, artists, educators and activists can teach the academic community about cultural commonalities of the Creole culture through collaboration among academia, community organizations, and individuals. The special topic of Creolization because it is a fundamental, yet controversial, component of Creole identity. The word 'creole' is used in multi-faceted ways throughout the word. The purpose of the discussion will be to develop a platform for these discussions and scholarly explorations.