The University Archives will be hosting a panel discussion on the theme “Securing Our Caribbean Audiovisual Heritage: Capturing the Present, Formatting for the Future”. on Tuesday 27 October, 2015, at 4-6pm at the UWI Regional Headquarters Building.
This forms part of our annual recognition of UNESCO’s World Day for Audio Visual Heritage. Referred to in-house as “Spoken Word Day”, we will be celebrating and showcasing our audiovisual holdings on that day.
Joining us in on this interactive discussion include following prominent persons
- Ms Fae Ellington, Veteran Broadcaster and Lecturer, Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication, UWI Mona
- Ms Maureen Webster-Prince, Pioneer AV Librarian, at the National Library of Jamaica and former head of the Government Information Service, AV Archives Unit, Trinidad and Tobago
- Mr Storm Saulter, a writer, director, cinematographer, and visual artist
- Mr Herbert Miller, Musicologist/broadcaster/Curator-Jamaica Music Museum, Institute of Jamaica
- Mr Earl Moxam, Veteran Journalist
- with Dr Suzanne Francis-Brown, former journalist, historian and now Curator-UWI Museum as Moderator.
It promises to be a riveting discussion with sound and moving image presentations and visionary perspectives on the future of Caribbean audio visual archival collections.