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The 4th Annual UWI Open Campus Patricia Ismond Literary Workshop

February 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

As its contribution to Nobel Laureate Festival celebrations for 2020, The UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia will once again collaborate with the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College and Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary School Campus B at the 4 th Annual Patricia Ismond Literary Workshop.

The event will take the form of an intensive examination preparation workshop for students currently preparing for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Literatures in English.

The workshop is dedicated to the memory of Saint Lucianliterary icon and long-serving UWI Lecturer Dr Patricia Ismond, in whose name a posthumous scholarship for Saint Lucian students attending The UWI has been established. To date, three (3) students have been the recipients of the scholarship generously provided by her sister, Ms Hester Ismond.

Facilitating the workshop will be Saint Lucian born Dr Antonia MacDonald, former SALCC Lecturer and current Professor of English Literature and Associate Dean in the School of Arts and Sciences, St. Georges University. Committed to empowering through education, Dr MacDonald has been active in the development of academic programs that offer quality instruction and respond to local, regional, and international educational needs. She is currently working on the development of postgraduate programmes that, through interdisciplinary initiatives with other regional and international universities, will increase educational opportunities in the Eastern Caribbean. She has also written extensively on literature written by Caribbean women.

UWI Open Campus, Morne Fortune, Castries, 6th February, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Contact: Ms Siguthani Joseph | siguthani.joseph@open.uwi.edu | 452-3865(6) | 724- 2160


February 6, 2020
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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