Deconstructing Paradise (CSA 2013)

In Caribbean Transnationalism, Rubin Gowricharn finds that the Caribbean “has always had a romantic appeal to the imagination of the outsider… these notions are then attributed to the whole region.” Using Gowricharn’s assertion as a starting point, this panel aims to interrogate deconstructions of the “paradise myth.” If, as Ian Stracharn asserts, “Under tourism, ‘paradise’ becomes more than a myth; it becomes a product, an item for ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Caribbean Studies Association
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 to Friday, June 7, 2013
Event Location: 
Grand Anse, Grenada
Abstract due date: 
Monday, December 10, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
Genre & Form
World Literatures
Adventure & Travel Writing
Anthropology/Sociology
Cultural Studies
Environmental Studies
Film
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