Memorial Lecture to Discuss the Arts as a Relationship with the divine

first_img Share Sharing is caring! Tweet E. O LeBlancThe role of Caribbean people’s relationship with the Divine and the expression of that relationship in the Arts will be at the forefront when the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Dominica and the Cultural Division host the Fifth Annual E.O. Leblanc Memorial Lecture on Thursday, October 6, 2016 commencing at 7:00 p.m. at the Fort Young Hotel Conference Room. This event is free and open to the public. Mr. Vladimir Lucien, award-winning poet, author and actor from St. Lucia, will present on the topic: “Folk Songs Have No Authors: Creative Force and the Individual Talent in Caribbean Arts and Culture.”Caribbean people’s relationship with the spiritual has always extended to several spheres of life. From election outcomes to upward and downward social mobility, to love relationships and art, the region’s people have always believed in divine connections. Vladimir LucienMr. Lucien’s presentation will focus on the talent evoked through Caribbean works of art as an expression of the relationships that artists have with the Divine. It will be an exploration of the connection between Caribbean spirituality and the Arts. The E.O. LeBlanc Memorial Lecture public lecture series forms part of the National Independence Calendar and focuses on cultural themes in celebration of the life and work of Edward Oliver Le Blanc, Dominica’s first Premier. He was devoted to culture and was an avid reader and poet. The previous presenters of this lecture series were Mr. Alwin Bully, Dr. Lennox Honychurch, Dr. Irving André and Professor Hazel Simmons-McDonald. EducationEntertainmentLocalNewsTertiary Memorial Lecture to Discuss the Arts as a Relationship with the divine by: – October 3, 2016center_img Share Share 113 Views   no discussionslast_img


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