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The Queer Potential: (Indo-)Caribbean Feminisms and Heteronormativity
Over the past ten years there has been remarkable growth in studies on sexuality in the Caribbean. One of the most underrepresented areas of these analyses, however, remains the intersection between queerness and Indo-Caribbean ...
Networks of Empire and the Representation of the ‘Queen of Sheba’ in W.H. Angel’s The Clipper Ship ‘Sheila’
Captain Angel’s The Clipper Ship Sheila (1921) charts the launch, preparations, outward and return journey of the ship which brought more than 600 indentured labourers to the Caribbean in 1877. This article analyses the ...
The historical background to the culture of violence in Trinidad Tobago
This paper examines the historical background to the present-day culture of violence in Trinidad and Tobago, with reference to the period from pre-Columbian times to the mid-twentieth century. After noting the horrific ...
OP70 - Gibbon, Linton
Linton Gibbon, who was born in Trinidad in 1888 of Irish descent, was the son of a senior Immigration official. He worked on Nelson Island cooking for East .Indian indentured immigrants. He made a voyage to India between ...
OP54 - Trinidad Bhojpuri Speakers
These interviews were conducted as part of Peggy Mohan's research for a Ph.D. degree at the University of Michigan, 1978. The informants, whose ages ranged from mid-twenties to over 100 came from Cunupia, Balmain, Califomia, ...
OP55 - Trinidad Bhojpuri Speakers : Translations
See note on OP 54. This set of tapes are English renditions of the taped material at OP 54.
OP36 - Seukeran, Lionel
See note at OP 18
OP13 - East Indian Immigration
These tapes were made available to OPReP for copying by Noor Kumar Mahabir. The informants spoke in a mixture of Hindi and English. They dealt generally with life in India in the early 20th century; the experience of the ...
OP62 - East Indian Family and Gender Relations
This series of interviews was conducted by Patricia Mohammed as part of her doctoral research on the East Indian family and its changing gender relations (Mohammed, Patricia, "A Social History of Post-Migrant Indians in ...
OP92 - Challenge and Change: The Indian Diaspora in its Historical and Contemporary Contexts. Conference [to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Indian indentured labourers in Trinidad]
Taped conference proceedings. This conference was sponsored by The National Council of Indian Culture of Trinidad and Tobago and the Institute of Social and Economic Research, The University of the West Indies. Papers were ...