Dr. Milla Riggio, James J. Goodwin Professor of English, Trinity College, will present an illustrated lecture and lead a discussion of Carnival traditions examining the roots, significance, and activities of Carnival in the Caribbean and its expressions in Hartford over the 53 years of community celebrations here.
To register for this FREE program, please call (860) 236-5621 x 238 or email [email protected].
ABOUT DR. RIGGIO
Milla Cozart Riggio has focused her research and much of her pedagogy since 1995 on Trinidad Carnival and the plays of Shakespeare. She has coordinated world conferences on Carnival, and served as a frequent consultant for the Trinidad and Tobago National Carnival Commission. She currently coordinates the Trinity-in-Trinidad Global Learning site, an exchange program that brings students from institutions in the U.S. to study in Trinidad each year. Among her books are included an edited volume entitled Teaching Shakespeare through Performance, as well as three books she edited or co-edited on Trinidad Carnival. She co-edited In Trinidad, a book of photographs by Trinity Professor Pablo Delano, published in 2008 by Ian Randle Publishers.