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UVI Cancels 4-Day Literary Festival/ Book Fair
April 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am
The Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair (VI Lit Fest) has been postponed until further notice due to the emergency caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
The festival is partnering with the Caribbean Philosophical Society (CPA) at the invitation of University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall. UVI was to host the 2020 conference on St. Croix from April 1 – 4 under the theme, “Shifting the Geography of Reason XVII: Dignity Power and Place in the Caribbean” — a VI Lit Fest/CPA collaborative theme that will be reflected in the presentations this year. Haki Madhubuti Ph.D., one of several renowned scholars being honored this year by the Caribbean Philosophical Association, will give the keynote address. the conference is free, but people must get tickets online because seating is limited.