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The Island Imprint: The Indelible Impact of the Caribbean Diaspora on America

March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Island Imprint: The Indelible Impact of the Caribbean Diaspora on America

Florida Southwestern State College hosts two lectures by Calibe Thompson and David Muir from the Island SPACE Caribbean Museum to discuss the long-standing ties between Florida and peoples from the Caribbean archipelago. Thompson discusses the history and impact of the Caribbean community in the United States. Muir presents a lecture on his book Pieces of Jamaica, a photo-art collection that celebrates his native island from an authentic viewpoint. A book signing will follow the lectures. Onsite parking is available.

Thompson is a co-founder and Executive Director of the Island Space Caribbean Museum. Muir is an award-winning photographer, artist, and entrepreneur.

Funding for this program is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with Florida SouthWestern State College. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

March 9 @ 4:00 pm -
March 9 @ 5:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Calibe Thompson, Executive Director, Island Space Caribbean Museum David Muir, Photographer and Artist
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Event Contact:

Myriam Mompoint
(239) 489-9487

Event Venue:

Florida SouthWestern State College
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Venue Phone:
(239) 489-9487

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