APERO Brownbag Lecture:“Africanist Influences on Gilbert Laumord’s Caribbean Theatre”

Tate Student Center
Location: Tate 480

Gilbert Laumord is a Guadeloupean actor and artistic director of the internationally renowned SIYAJ theater company. His artistic work is devoted to the African-derived oral cultures and performance forms of the multilingual Caribbean. In 2008 he received the prestigious Mackandal Award, given by the Cuban Ministry of Culture, for his contributions to Caribbean cultural production.
Laumord’s residency is sponsored by the Department of Theatre & Film Studies, the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, the Franklin College Visiting Scholar program, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute, the Department of Romance Languages, the African Studies Institute, and the Institute for African American Studies.  
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 12:20 pm