MINUTES OF THE EARLY CARIBBEAN SOCIETY BUSINESS MEETING
21 July 2014 | Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
Philip Abraham, King's College, London;
Nicole N. Aljoe, English, Northeastern University;
Regulus Allen, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo;
Noel Chevalier, Luther College, University of Regina;
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Northeastern University;
Melissa K. Downes, Clarion University of Pennsylvania;
Valerie Forman, New York University;
Richard Frohock, Oklahoma State University;
Nemesio Gil, University of Puerto Rico;
John T. Gilmore, University of Warwick;
Carol Guarnieri, University of Virginia;
Carl Haarnack, University of Amsterdam;
Paul Hollanders, University of Amsterdam;
Craig Koslofsky, University of Illinois;
Thomas W. Krise, English, University of the Pacific;
Christina Kullberg, Uppsala University, Sweden;
Laura Leibman, Reed College;
Madhu Mitra, College of St. Benedict;
Mary Nyquist, University of Toronto;
Désha Osborne, University of Cambridge;
Catherine Parisian, University of North Carolina, Pembroke;
Gregory Pierrot, University of Connecticut at Stamford;
Cassander L. Smith, University of Alabama;
Steven Thomas, Wagner College;
Margaret Williamson, Dartmouth College;
Kelly Wisecup, University of North Texas;
Rochelle Zuck, University of Minnesota Duluth
The meeting began at 12:30 pm.
The meeting began with remarks from outgoing president Tom Krise, who discussed the origins of the Society and introduced Richard Frohock, Acting President.
Nicole Aljoe and Elizabeth Maddock Dillon updated members about the Early Caribbean Digital Archive, and the journal Caribbeana, which will go live in January.
Members discussed locations for future meetings. Several locations were discussed and participants were encouraged to suggest options. No decision was made about the location and date for future meetings, which will be selected after future discussion.
Members discussed the list-serv and the concern that members were not receiving emails. Ritch Frohock informed the group that all problems have been resolved.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:15 pm.